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
 

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