Thursday, January 3, 2013

CRACKLING JANUARY


 

CRACKLING JANUARY

Snow crackles
beneath fur-lined boots
and winter tires.
Smoke puffs from
Clinker brick chimneys,
invading church yards
and back yards.
Tree limbs snap
like gunshot
in bitter cold.

by Patricia Crandall
 

ONCE UPON A WINTER WALK by Patricia Crandall

Once upon a winter walk down a foot worn path, after a new fallen snow, tree limbs were heavily laden with stark white condensatio...