Guest Poets – Re-blog: Bartholomew Barker

This is another lovely, inspiring poem by Bartholomew Barker, I hope you enjoy it. – Carolyn Xxx

Winter Solstice Sonnet

I’ve lived where the solstice air freezes onto my mustache.

Where daylight is a vague glow behind clouds of dirty slush.

I’ve felt that deep ancestral fear that the sun has given up and we’ll all shiver solid, defeated by the menacing dark.

Light a candle with me tonight.

Share this bottle of wine.
Trust that our planet hasn’t spun off […]

Winter Solstice Sonnet