The Cabin in the Morning

 

Bobbie's Cabin, Jan. 17, 2010

 

The tin coffee pot, blue enamelware
sits on the stove missing its lid—
it’s just for decoration but there is a sadness
in its lack of completeness.

The andirons stand waiting for a log to poke
but the stove sits cold and lonely.
An old piece of wood rests on the hearth
and the wood box is empty.

Outside the wind is bitter, the feeder is bare
of birds, too frozen to head into the wind.
We are cozy here with furnace heat
and a big white dog to warm our feet.

Jackie –

Advertisements
Published in: on January 23, 2010 at 3:38 am  Comments (1)  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://jackiella.wordpress.com/2010/01/23/the-cabin-in-the-morning/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

One CommentLeave a comment

  1. A sad but good poem; not entirely rescued from the blues, luckily, by the furnace and the big dog.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: