Small Stone for Jan. 28 2015

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Jan 28

 

 

 

Awake before dawn when morning
looks no different than night
In winter no birds sing to the coming sun

 

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But it is late January, the sky lightens earlier
turns from colours of midnight to a bright cold blue
If there were no snow on the rooftops
 

 

it would resemble spring, but the breath
remains chill, a hint of snow to come, weeks yet
before the tulips push through dark soil.
 

 

CAS Jan 28, 2015

 

winter beautiful snow

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Small Stone for Jan. 28 2015

  1. oh, this is a good one, Carol. I love your description of the colors of the sky and the quality of the life. It does feel different this time of year, even if we still face weeks of snow and cold.

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