The Gate

The Gate

Between you and I
Is the Gate
Winter’s shivery doorway
A numbed wall of silence
Obstructed with evasive answers
Strengthened by the Season’s backbone
This glacial blocked channel
Is the obstacle of my communication

I stand at my own frontier
Barred entrance to you     Mother
A raw crisp life
Icy barriers down forever
I weep weathering my love

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