Saturday, November 19, 2005

November on the North Coast

Cold gray slab of cloud
it could be granite
or glacier
sliding frozen, down
from Ontario.

Thirty degrees
and falling
everything sinking
a compressing weight.

Snow crust on the telephone line
looping low over the street
sagging and still.

has remembered the Genesee,
glanced over.


Blogger lenĂ© said...

The sagging wires, the granite cloud--you've done it again. Thank you for bringing more of November into my living room than feels right outside my door.

4:07 PM  

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