Shakespeare in Winter – Lynette G. Esposito

the aching snowflakes

cling like cold butterflies

to the black fingers

of dark barren trees

reaching upward

to the storm-driven sky

with no recourse

but to bear 

the onslaught of

the storm

and the

wind’s winter teeth…

a tempest.

Lynette G. Esposito, MA Rutgers, has been published in Poetry Quarterly, North of Oxford, Twin Decades, Remembered Arts, Reader’s Digest, US1, and others. She was married to Attilio Esposito and lives with eight rescued muses in Southern New Jersey.

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