#LoveMadeVisible Day 27: Witness, by Lynn Schuessler

Witness

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Brave the sharp whiteness
Muffle the cold by folding
your warmth within it

Without a sound

Scuff the crystal carpet
Soften the biting air with
puffs of white-hot breath

Then feel the thrum
of your blood
as you trace

the tracks of those who came before
the sky-branch-scape of white upon black
the just-by-chance bright and falling star

as they melt
their once and forever paths
across your heart.

Lynn Schuessler is a longtime member of SCBWI. Her love of nature has always inspired her poetry, but lately it’s her new grandson that shows her the world through his almost one-year-old eyes.

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3 Responses to #LoveMadeVisible Day 27: Witness, by Lynn Schuessler

  1. BEAUtiful! Thanks so much for sharing, Lynn!

  2. Brinton Culp says:

    Lovely. Thank you.

  3. Lynn Schuessler says:

    Thanks to both of you.

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