SNOW by Chad Norman

I will not
walk in the
footprints of
another human.
If I follow any
path in the snow
of those gone
before me
it must be
hoofprints of deer,
a run of the rabbit,
or some other
alive as I am.
Copyright © Chad Norman.
Chad Norman‘s poems have appeared for the past 35 years in literary publications across Canada, as well as a number of other countries around the world. He hosts and organizes RiverWords: Poetry & Music Festival each year in Truro, NS., held at Riverfront Park, the 2nd Saturday of each July. His new book, Squall: Poems In The Voice Of Mary Shelley, is due out Spring 2020, from Guernica Editions. Recently, he completed the manuscript, The Black Rum Poems, and
presently works on a new manuscript, A Small Matter of Inclusion. Chad’s love of walks is endless.