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Frigid Thoughts

Our lives were fur lined,
hands steeped in deep gloves,
clown noses, warm as thermals
stopped the blue, and the frostbite
we yearned for.
Once I slipped my head into the fridge
for one whole hour. Eyeballed the socket
of a kipper. If he blinked once he blinked twice,
while I became a block of ice,
which melted into my slippers.

9 Aug 08

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i would make clown singular. and i think frostbite is one word.
other than that, i loved the cold here, and the snot that ran off my beak froze in one long whole icicle.
really enjoyed this poem.
 — jenakajoffer

Thanks Jenakajoffer
 — larrylark

nicely titled, nicely real(EYE)zed...what? hmm, yeah. but, no, wait the olympics are on and this qualifies for, well, nothing. have to wait a few years for the winter ones or 10's. 9. 9. 9.
 — DeformedLion

I am already well qualified but i fear gold always escapes me

Larry dull metal Lark
 — larrylark

Well written wry wit!
 — SilverGirl

this is so amusing, spry writing with your delicate but most effective touch of humor.

 — listen

Thanks silvergirl

I've thawed out now

Larry the drip Lark
 — larrylark

Nice to be appreciated listen

 — larrylark

Yes, this is what I search for.
I will never forget the second stanza of this poem:)
thanks for writing.
 — Josephseth11