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Fata Morgana
by Jennifer Lagier
Saturday, December 07, 2013
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Winter nature poetry


Fata Morgana

Storm clouds are merely mirage,
pink smears above dark hills,
a yearning wish for precipitation
meant to thaw a cold morning.

We huff along ocean trail,
exhale white exclamations
like two chilly dragons,
fire power extinguished.

Wan sunlight tricks the eye,
spins the illusion of falling rain
over golden slough, mist enclosed
sycamores, rounded top mountains.

Temperature drops; small flakes
flurry among subtle drizzle.
Charged air aches to transform
into a blizzard of wintery showers.

 

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 12/21/2013
A stunning poem with such rich metaphors and similes. Enjoyed this so much.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 12/8/2013
such a fine write
budd
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 12/7/2013
I've heard that it's cold in California. You have described it well.

Ron



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