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Code Blue

A permanent geothermal winter
Home-grown right up through the street
In your presence, snow won't fall
It just creeps up through our feet

Your smile such a sparkly white
Frozen sunlight on the snow
You speak such a fluent winter
The only tongue you know

From your heart out through extremities
Through your feet out into down
In your presence, darkness won't fall
It just grows right up through the ground

Your smile such a sparkly white
Frozen sunlight on the snow
You speak such a fluent winter
The only tongue you know

In your presence, love won't grow
Only darkness, only snow
Love is all that ever falls here
Where snow and darkness grow

 © John Kennan 9-9-19
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