lake effect

snow on the equinox
is silent, still, mulish;
not the last grasp of winter in ditches
and the shaded side of trees–

this is cool rebellion
written in Christmas-card perfect flakes
slow and soft in their spiral,

pale feathers lining robin’s nests
and blunting leaf buds
on the tips of branches

About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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12 Responses to lake effect

  1. annotating60 says:

    Very nice. You reading this tonight?>KB

  2. Alice Keys says:

    March is still winter. Not done yet. Very nice.

  3. Jeremy Nathan Marks says:

    As a fellow “lakeside dweller,” I really enjoyed this Susan.

  4. nelle says:

    Rebellion, indeed! I’m calling in that big yellow round thing in the sky as backup support.

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