Early Earl Grey – July 2019

by Colly

 

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Curled and dry, large leaves glide effortlessly in a breeze as if to be at sea.

Tossed they roll, rise slightly – collide and cluster.  Then to align with the

side of the road.  The rain, incessant, rhythmically dances off

the pane – intensifying in measure – in succession.

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It’s another wet day; with muddy white expanse above.  The

cool in the air is penetrating – as much as the dampness.   My

flowers, in my front yard, look hard-pressed and weathered.

Perhaps not welcoming a trying start to their day.  For some,

this is how they will it to be – rather than the sun.  In the

shelter of home my first comfort is savored – earl grey tea.

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2 Comments to “Early Earl Grey – July 2019”

  1. I do love the modern style of this poem.

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