WINTER'S PROMISE BY ERIK ESTABROOK
Erik Estabrook is a high end Autistic young man who writes very heartwarming poetry and he also has a Blog Radio show where he interviews people and has them read their writing. He also reads his own poems there. An earlier poem of his about rude treatment of autistic people is on my hubpage and is Featured on hubpages.com
White wool in the sky,
Why does winter woe always tempt to purge a valentine?
The sky no longer speaks in blue cascades,
It speaks now in tones of courage and strength,
As chicks break through their white shells,
I think of silver bells, and Christmas away from huddled displays
and landscapes of grey
Winters promise has been a long-taught one,
Of forgiveness, atonement, and the son rising up,
Every doe looks better around white, and cold toes/feet
don't stamp out the delight,
Christmas brings a golden glow,
One that's shown with snow blushes,
All the lights, all the winter home touches,
Winters promise is a spring hearts percussion.
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