“Winter Love Poem”

“Winter Love Poem” by Sandra Kohler begins:

A coating of snow ices the alley below
the garden, the sidewalks I’d walk going
to the river. A cardinal appears and vanishes
on the porch floor, ground feeder, scarlet flash
in the white. On the eve of our twenty-eighth
anniversary, I’m able to imagine making friends
with my death but not yours. [continue reading]

Also by Sandra Kohler at Heron Tree: “Scent” and “Heraclitus Returns.”