augury doggerel

Friday, February 21, 2003

Ground Control

All is winter mist. Trees and grass are frost-furred. Puddles are frozen and cracked and refrozen. The old army building near the bus stop is a red brick castle with two round turrets and conical green roofs with ornate lightning rods. On one of the lightning rods, a crow sits and caws. Over him, other crows fly out of the mist and into the mist.


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