Inspired By Issa - Winter Wind

winter wind -
pet cat hogs
its warmth

winter wind
her hands in his
warm her up

winter wind
enveloping her hands
the warmth of his heart

winter wind -
pet cat reclines
in its warmth

inspired by

winter wind-
wearing a straw bag
on Mount Hakone
-Issa,1813

by john tiong chunghoo

Comments (1)

One has to seize upon the closing line. Having done so, '...a dry brain' in ANY season is a dead brain. Thus, all that precedes the final line must be that which drove the author to his symbolic death. Typical for T.S. Eliot, I think.