This is a poem I wrote in response to the Daily Prompt: Shiver. One of the first poems I’ve ever wrote. Hope you guys enjoy! 🙂

Why I Shiver

I shiver

Not because of the winds

that cut through me like cold knives

I shiver

Not because of the rain

that seems to wash some part of me away

I shiver

Not because I’m alone again

and I feel that there’s no one there for me

the thoughts

I let them keep me up at night

I shiver

For this world’s lack of love frightens me

For the only thing that

I can do now

is to