The Cold Will Eat Us Alive | Poetry

Cold chews at us
like woodworms at floorboards.

It gnaws through
skin, fat, muscle, sinew, bone and marrow,
to gorge on our
tenderest cut–

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One response to “The Cold Will Eat Us Alive | Poetry”

  1. Tom avatar

    Powerful & vivid descriptions, Ellie – paints a haunting image that’s so relevant this winter. Hope you and yours stay warm.

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