December at McClendon Villa: Day 2

Through the Mist


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Through the mist, I wander, searching.
An unending coldness surrounds me.
No matter what I do or where I turn
I cannot get warm.
The chills are petrifying—
Am I being overtaken by Death?
I feel something there, what is it?
Is it you?
Dare I reach out to touch this unknown–
But I must, for if it is you,
My search is over.
I reach out,
Afraid of what my touch might find.
The sun breaks, the mist clears,
And it is you,
My love.

©1997-2016 Suzanne G. McClendon


About Suzanne Gunter McClendon

I am a South Carolina native now living on the Texas Gulf Coast. I have been married to David for just over 33 years. We have 4 surviving adult children and two children-in-law. At this point in our lives, we are adjusting to an refilling nest. I enjoy reading, writing, photography, digital art, fiber arts, and much, much more.
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2 Responses to December at McClendon Villa: Day 2

  1. David E. McClendon Sr. says:

    A lovely poem my Zing!

    Liked by 1 person

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