Michelle Murrish

Poetry and Writings
May 19th, 2017 by Michelle Murrish

Break the Ice

People always want to

Break the ice.

As if the surface

We’re currently standing on

Isn’t hazardous enough

They’d have us plunge into

The frigid waters below.

As if freezing to death

Is preferable over

A moment of uncomfortable silence

Between strangers

 

-by michelle murrish

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