Poem – Frozen Fence

Frozen Fence

by J.M.D. Reid

Summer’s sun shining bright
Driving back morning chill
Steam rises from frozen fence
Curling and dancing
Heat and cold do war
Summer’s clash against Winter’s grip
Ice melting, frost vanishing
Small victory for Summer’s sun
But night approach signals Winter’s counter
The seasons clash and beauty made
in steam rising from frozen fence

Written on my porch as the sun rose the morning of December 30th, 2015 are remarking upon the steam rising off a my fence.