So sweet in her pink winter jacket
Bladed skates upon dropped polished toes
Light green eyes of honesty
Can you twirl? Can you teach me?

At level to her strawberry hair
I saw a dream of lights on the ice
A princess gliding through the dark
I can twirl, I can teach you

Together I held this feather and hope
Sweet mist of breath puffed skyward
The wind could move her same as I
We twirl and swirl and curl the air

Teeth frosted and dried from the thrill
Her hair mixed and inside the mouth wanting
February Valentines and chocolates around
Twirling and swirling dizzy unbound


Unleashed my child and the stinky pink in me
Lifted life circles and family trees
Kiss me, hold me and teach me to twirl
Angels, fairies and all little girls.