Eternal Frost

The formless sitzmark
carries a tuneless dirge of
frostbite, and deathly hallows
throughout the snow-topped
foothills cowering behind
the ruthless mountains above

© Christopher Rupley 2016

(This is one of several beautiful Eastern forms of poetry called Waka. This particular form is named Sedoka, and the syllable count is 5-7-7-5-7-7).

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