Tag Archives: winter

Morning Poem: February24, 2015

  , The morning drill is the same Find the pans, break the eggs Put the bacon on the griddle. All in the right, practiced order Don’t lose a step Don’t waste a moment Out the door by seven-thirty. , … 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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afternoon poem, February 19, 2015

How the snow cleans the lines of the mountains Every ridge and fold visible perfectly defined With every leaf gone And every branch naked and pointing Jagged to the white sky Waiting for resurrection.   Copyright 2015

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Driving Home From Work On A Winter Evening

The wind pushes the snow along the highway Faster than I drive Traffic lights rock and bounce on their wires Even the sky looks dirty. This little cabin is warm, but filled with the noise of the heater fan the … Continue reading

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Morning Post, February 18, 2015

It hasn’t been this cold here for a long time.  Single digits, and I can’t find my hat.  It’s time to leave for work.   I open the closet and search frantically in the years of sediment of wool and cotton on … 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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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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Morning Poem, February 13, 2015

Cold morning. Sunlight angling low across the thin snow now hard frozen that dapples the back field. , For one astral moment one breath of the day it is a scene from another world impossibly bright magically luminous then gone. … Continue reading

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