Thaw

Frozen fingers crack. Spring thaw awakens. Winter’s chill fades. Flowers bloom anew. Wheat fields rise. Crooked figures creak. Green shoots climb amongst eager limbs. A murder of crows. Pecking. Jabbing. Lifeless eyes patiently bide their time. -o- Breaking free from tormented ice shackles. Flora and fauna. Bone and sinew. Oppressive dark skies expose hungry mouths.…