her sole hope | Yuu Ikeda

In a cocoon of winter,

she is breathing in

shadows of winter

and breathing out words for someone

like her who lives in the coldest winter.

Her sole hope is that

shapes of words warm someone

and herself,

to wait for spring hopefully.

Yuu Ikeda is a Japan based poet.
She writes poetry on her website.
Her published poems can be found
in <Nymphs>,
<Selcouth Station Press>,
<Goat’s Milk Magazine>,
<Sad Girl Review>,
and more.
Her Instagram :

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