POETRY

Our First Two Winters

A Christmas memory

Old trailer home
Not our trailer, but similar. Image from rawpixel

Note: Below the poem is an audio clip of the author reading the poem.

Our eight by thirty-eight Nashua trailer
had a heater fed by gas bought in
pressure tanks that tended to run dry
on the coldest night of the Kansas year.

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Paul H. Harder II

Paul H. Harder II

Poet, software engineer, Ph.D. meteorologist, husband, father, grandfather.