The Linnet's Wings The Winter´s Tale, Ravens and Robins - Page 66

The Winter´s Tale Mercies Found in Christmas Lights by Tom Sheehan Across this newly thickened pond my night skates chatter up clouds of mist as dense as the Milky Way. Underneath, the fish disbelieve the sudden hardness of their sky. The darkness makes me love all the mercies found in light. Only the blind could love light more, given one more chance; a flake of pond ice in their eyes with a star caught up inside. If I dare to listen I hear an event 66