Sunday, December 5, 2010

Sunday 160 - Frozen Fire


The frozen winter wind penetrated
layers of clothing
and chilled to the bone.
Even the fires of a sunset
couldn't remove the cold
that descended upon the earth.
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For the original Sunday 160 post click here.
If you wish to take the challenge, here is a quick look at the rules:

1. The Sunday 160 only uses 160 characters (including spaces).
2. Keep on schedule - post Sunday.
3. Let me know you have posted via a comment on my site.
(Be sure to mention you have posted a 160)
4. Visit at least one other Sunday 160 writer.
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29 comments:

Katherine said...

What an amazing picture.... upon looking at the picture it seems to emit warmth not a chill because it looks like fire in the sky!

Katherine said...

I have posted my 'failed attempt'at a 160 ... I really did try to keep it at 160 ..sorry!

the walking man said...

Amen to that! About April the chill will start to leave the bones.

Adoption of Jane said...

Thats a cool pic!

Cheryl said...

That picture and your words capture the essence of winter. Nice one.

Mine's up.

gautami tripathy said...

I like the title and the verse. This year Winter is going to be severe in Delhi too..

Beautiful photo.

Here is mine:

fairy tale

susansonnenmuses said...

That is certainly cold! The image is amazing. :)

Matty said...

Bring back the summer. I want hot weather. Now.

Caty said...

we had our first snow last night, and that's what it looked like just about. It was a little early this year for good ole NC. I'm ready for summer :)

Caty said...

we had our first snow last night, and that's what it looked like just about. It was a little early this year for good ole NC. I'm ready for summer :)

Jingle said...

vivid and lovely imagery,
beautiful 160.

here is my
Sunday 160

Myrna R. said...

Nice picture and poem. You captured a lot in so few words.

Better late than never, I hope. I just posted my 160.

gospelwriter said...

that is an amazing pic! - nice 160, don't know whether to feel hot or cold :)

my 160

Fay's Too said...

Gorgeous shot - visual and written.

I'll go work on a 160

bodhirose said...

Here's my Sunday 160:

http://bodhirose.wordpress.com/2010/12/05/no-fun/

Loved your "Frozen Fire" today. Reminded me of when I lived in Boston, MA--I never thawed out all winter long.

Brian Miller said...

yes it has been bitter cold here this weekend...sck....could use a nice fire...

Myrna R. said...

Oh my goodness! I'm so so sorry. What was I thinking? Obviously I wasn't thinking. I was under 160 WORDS, not characters.

Please forgive me. I'll try again.

kavisionz said...

Brrr.... this really gave me the shivers, MM! The feeling couldn't have been expressed any better than you just did... NICE!!!!

And after so many MONTHS of no-160, here I am.. BACK with a tear (happy tears obviously!) :) This is my 160...

Thanks and Best Regards,
Kavita

Mama Zen said...

Gorgeous 160, Monkey Man!

Cloudia said...

Bravo!




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budh.aaah said...

Then its bad as the cold that settles permanent in the heart

Brian Miller said...

i will be back next week...just took a week to have a spot of fun...

Deb said...

I have to agree with Katherine, it does look a bit 'warm'... awesome piece! Great visual as always.

Cameron said...

That photograph is beautiful but also gives an imminent sense of devastation.....wild!

happy holidays mr. monkey :)

Kelley said...

I was feeling like my house was cold but after reading that, I'm freezing!

Unknown Mami said...

If I could fashion a coat out of your words surely I would stay warm.

Sandra said...

According to your poignant prose, you must live in Winnipeg, Manitoba, or somewhere even more godforsakenly cold!
Beautiful as always my friend.

Mona said...

That sounds like such a paradox, the fires being unable to melt!

reminds me of Claudio's speech from shakespeare's measure for measure, where he talks about hell of ice!

Marla said...

I could feel the chill.