She says, 'it's cold where you brought me' He says, 'Darling, don't worry you can stay in my arms until the springtime comes We'll let the snow drift around us and wait for the robin and the crocus to tell us that our love has again found the sun'
Lone oak stands tall, bare arms scratch the sky, dry leaves cracking beneath our feet Hand in hand we've watched the autumn fires burn - Summer's dreams collapsing, chestnuts in need of gathering, the whole world lies rotting in the street
Soon we will walk with collars high like ramparts raised for the siege We'll bow to her beauty, cower from her fury sent as a judgement for a slight long past forgotten Winter's love once again unrequited Winter's love once again unrequited
She says, 'Babe are you sleeping?' He says, 'No, wide awake and thinking of a dream I just had about the two of us He takes his hand to her cheek now, his lips to her brow, their whispers pile softly by the foot of the bed