you threw the first rock
the force of it landed
the pain came in slivers

you broke open
love’s shelter
it’s no longer safe here

our warmth escaped
cold steeliness seeped in
my blood curdled icy

Susi Bocks began her writing career later in life after her children were raised and had begun their own life journey. Author of published two books – Feeling Human and Every Day I Pause – you can read and get to know her at or follow on Facebook here

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3 thoughts on “Cold

  1. Thank you, Luna! <3

    1. You are welcome!

  2. Reblogged this on I Write Her and commented:
    Big shoutout to Luna for publishing my piece Cold on The Poetry Bar! <3

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