Winter Solstice

Winter solstice

Winter Solstice

At the end of a sullen day,
frozen into grey monotones,
the clouds open
to reveal an unexpected gift:

lemon zest and spring butter yellow,
gleaming gold, ochre sand dunes,
egg yolk orange and pumpkin spice.

Sun rays kiss
my cherry tree good night,
snuggling the snowy hill under a
somber purple cloak

a passionate lullaby of colors
swaying to a few breathless beats

flooding me
with certain knowing
that light will
return tomorrow
to banish the


About Beauty Along the Road

My name is Annette. I am passionate about nature, health, simplicity, self-reliance, truth, and life-long learning. Originally from Germany, I now live in Virginia, USA. I am a therapist, health coach, writer, photographer, and organic gardener.
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One Response to Winter Solstice

  1. Wonderful words about a poignant time 🙂


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