The Cubic Weight of Sadness

sadness
covered her
a blanket
of thick
wet snow
yardstick-deep
melancholy
weighed her
to the ground
masked her eyes
filled her nose
her mouth
deadening
her senses
suffocating her
mere feet from
the warmth
safety
of the
open door

Photo Credit: Peter Szto, PhD

© 2016 Revised 2020 Christine Elizabeth Ray – All Rights Reserved

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