Monday, April 29, 2013

Second Winter

I didn't think I'd get the chance to post this poem, but mother nature is grateful enough to accommodate me.  Thanks, I think.



Second Winter
Amazing how the bright snow falls earthward
Flat, crystal propellers spinning like a DaVinci creation 
Helicopters made of feathers
Down in the lone batch of dead grass
A snow flicker tromps
War paint red on her cheek
Black Eye of Ra on her breast
Winking with every bob of her head
Her careful nest past coyote tracks
A messy arrangement
Mud is scarce.
April’s chiffon ballerina dance
Applauds with encores for second winter
Bravo.

P.S. I got my profile page up at Alberta Foundation for the Arts

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