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Re-do

Looking again at last night’s poem, dashed off in a moment, I saw the possibilty of structure. Here it is again – redone: . I wake at midnight and open the window I know not why The scene is the … Continue reading

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Mid-Day Poem, January 22, 2016

‘ Upon waking I hear nothing No swish of cars along the road Nothing of the birds’ dawn chorus Through the window I see that the world has turned white And I know that this carpet of snow Deep now … Continue reading

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‘ Everybody knew this big storm was coming. Work was called off for the day and I slept longer than usual and woke to find that she had decided it was her turn to cook breakfast. Fine with me. The … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, February 21, 2015

A storm is coming, she says. This one’s no picnic, Wet snow, the heavy stuff It’ll break trees and power lines You know the kind. The roads will be a mess Good thing I went to the store already Good … Continue reading

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Markings in The Snow

It is late afternoon in late winter This season’s only great snow still covers the ground Sparkling in the long-angled evening light The roads have been plowed and driveways scraped But the lawns and fields are still perfect, unbroken white. … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, February 17, 2015

. THE NIGHT OF OCTAVIA We are snug in the midst of the storm. It seemed as if the snow would never stop Falling through the day and into the night And such cold as we rarely see in this … Continue reading

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