Steam curls in the cold
Mingling with golden leaves
Dreaming of raindrops.
Jaya Avendel lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, where she dips her pen into the inkwell of fantasy and prose. Her work has been published at Free Verse Revolution, Visual Verse, and Spillwords Press. She writes further at ninchronicles.wordpress.com
Selected by the editor as a featured submission, January 2021.