Winter Waltz

Written by Mick Cohen-Carroll

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She waltzes to the 3 by 4 time of her heart
Swaying in the abandoned forest
Tip by tip by tip

Galoshes flooding with melted snow
Lonely time missing one extra beat
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Violin pantomimed through thick breath
She thinks of her mother’s death
Used to play, suddenly halts
Woefully ends her winter waltz