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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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winter night

Early darkness the house creaks with the wind and cold Anything but rest is out of the question who would go out in ten-degree weather? Who can imagine anyone at a restaurant or cinema tonight? ‘ The kitchen is neat, … Continue reading

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Evening Poem, February 15, 2015

The storm has gone and all the day’s light Every window and door is shuttered up tight But around every edge seeps the cold of the night I look out into darkness, the lights on the porches seem hardened and … Continue reading

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Noonday Poem, January 9, 2015

Frost makes clean; near and far. . The lawns, the open lots the view of the town below are, like in the song, white and even. . In the woods, the pathways are firm and easy to grip. Even the … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, December 27, 201

Get up and out before the hard frost is melted before the paintings it has made over the ice over the puddles that angular geometry, lines and corners like etchings of giant snowflakes and the glistening whitewash of the tall … Continue reading

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Walking On An October Evening

    I really think that if everyone in the world could do what I just did we might have peace in our time – or at least get closer to it.   October is the best of months for West … Continue reading

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