the winter weather report

these long weeks while
the locust tree sleeps
unheeding of the rain
that drips from stems
and limbs, the seeking
beaks of the crows pull
seeds from their dangling
brown pods – a meager feed
worthy of the gray,
hungering days and watery dusks
outside my window

© Sarah Whiteley

One of a poet’s many blessings – any weather is poetry weather. 🙂 Happy Friday, my friends!

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11 thoughts on “the winter weather report

  1. Oh but is SoCal it’s seem we have the same weather over and over again…sunny skies with warm breezes until summer then sunny skies with furnace-blasting heats. 🙂 Makes for a limited array of weather poems.

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