When the Cold Comes In

Fatima KazimFebruary 17, 2021SilencePoetry

Artwork by Dimitriy Uvchenko

Photograph by Dimitriy Uvchenko

The white blank surface of the snow

Mimicking my thoughts

The silence of the cold fell over me like a blind

There was no sound except for the howling of the wind

Sending chills down my spine

My heart crystallizing from the fear that filled my body

Winter had returned!

Fatima Kazim is a 12-year-old from Islamabad, Pakistan. She is passionate about art, swimming, reading, and sports.