Red Winged Black Bird on a fence post in a field.

Smiley in the Snow


Category: poetry

Dark, dirty slush; the remainder of snow
Light gray against the asphalt
Matched by clouds hung in the sky low
Depressing the day deeply

Wet wind washed over the parking lot
Whipping against my face
Inhospitable, the weather worked against me
As I walked toward the shop where I would buy a hot cocoa

There, in the ice, looking up unbothered
A sticker used to seal the to-go cups
Bright yellow face with a sense of serenity
The smiley face sticker looked happily at me

Comments (2)
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