Frozen

We were driving
through Connecticut,
snow was falling down,
headed to our cabin
to get away from
this town

We were laughing 
in the car
over something you said,
sang our favorite songs
as you slipped a hand
on my leg

Winter always comes
with memories
and a chill,
the ache in my bones 
telling me how much
I love you still

Two figures skating
across the ice
in my mind,
a picture of us
frozen in time

We pulled in 
through the trees,
opened the door,
you read me poems
by the fire
in that voice 
I adore

We talked 
most of the night
about nothing at all,
fell asleep by your side,
and you carried me 
down the hall

Winter always comes 
with memories
and a chill,
the ache in my bones
telling me how much
I miss you still

Two figures skating,
until we fell 
through the ice,
a picture of you
still frozen 
in my mind

Dressed all in black,
I drive there alone,
see it all playing back,
smell the scent of
your cologne

The logs you cut
are still stacked
by the door,
the book we read
laying open on the floor

Winter always comes
with memories 
and a chill,
the ache in my bone
telling me how much
I love him,
how much I always will.