Christmas Ditties

A.H. Starlingsson
1 min readDec 18, 2017

in the hoar frost
the breath
of morning light

under the mistletoe
a cuddle at last
but the fireplace is empty

her poem
like the first snow

by the christmas tree
of smiles



A.H. Starlingsson

—dispatches from Ukraine🌲currently writing "Distant Taps The Woodpecker," contact: starlingsson@gmail.com_