A second on an icy breeze

A chill that fears no coat

A fading colour unafraid

Of its own transition floats

From the order of formed green

To the falling of bronze

The collecting whisper

Is the voice of the colder wind

North of the east and south of the west

Nothing turns bad

Culling life-magic, living no death

Is somber not sad

©Stephen Tanham

22 Comments on “Somber not Sad

  1. Pingback: Somber not Sad ~ Steve Tanham | Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

  2. You and Stuart and Sue all have such a talent for writing such beautiful pieces. There is always a good feeling after reading your posts. Thank you so kindly. It is inspiring and the best medicine for feeling wonderful.

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