When It's Cold

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War …

I want to die
  in the winter,
  —when it’s cold

With the reality
  of being alive, stronger,
  —than all fantasy of being

Where branches
  break crisply,
  —like a soul in decision

And the wind carrying away
  on its distance,
  —all strength and pain

I want to die
  in the winter,
 —when its cold

(Chicago Illinois: July, 1977)

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