six declarative sentences on cold warming

The blame for this cool spring points to the apices of the globe.
It is the fault of unchained jetstreams, tied to polar ice each year.
Freed by melting, they loop lower than arctic air in winter,
allowing this continent to skip heat the way a child jumps rope.
Still, the light has changed, and the crocuses know it.
Open in April, where February called them up last year.
I dream of long days and budding.
Who knew warming could be so cold?

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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13 Responses to six declarative sentences on cold warming

  1. So true … who knew?

  2. nelle says:

    I can’t help but think this *world* has an amazing capacity to heal itself.

  3. Melanie says:

    Very powerful. You can tell it is something you feel passionately about. X

  4. Alice Keys says:

    I’ve been wondering how these endless cold winters could be from global warming. Yikes. Information shock. Thanks.

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  6. John Lee says:

    I like the way you so say so much with so little

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