Have You Seen Cold?

sundial sparkle

Have you seen Cold?

Henna-blued in shade Cold,

Stiff and frigid suede Cold,

Sparkled, gem-inlaid Cold,

Have you seen Cold?

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Have you heard Cold?

Crisply crunching whack Cold,

Ice upheaval crack Cold,

Blizzard-blowing smack Cold,

Have you heard Cold?

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Have you felt Cold?

Puts your soul to sleep Cold,

Biting, makes-you-weep Cold,

Hurts-to-breathe-in-deep Cold,

Have you felt Cold?

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Loosely based on Joanne Oppenheim’s delightful children’s book ‘Have You Seen  Birds?’  For those of you who have never experienced temperatures in the -40s, you can’t possibly imagine Cold.  Here is your crash-course introduction…