Category Archives: Poems about the Weather

From My Living Room Window

From My Living Room Window¬† This morning I saw drifts of snow As white as linen, all unsullied Except by creatures’ gentle footprints. Such carpet no human tread has bullied. Outside my window stands a tree Red Maple, summer red … Continue reading

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Evening in the Bunkhouse

Soft tang of salt water,¬†earthy scent of deep woods The particular smell of muddy clam flats Fish guts, gasoline, boat exhaust, old lobster traps Seaweed, squishy, crabs and tiny shrimp in pools Pink and gray and indigo the western sky … Continue reading

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Sonnet for a cool autumn day

Today was the very first day for me To need a jacket, slacks and some sleeves So as not to freeze when I went to be Sitting in a brisk northwesterly breeze The wind blows my hair as I lift … Continue reading

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Haikus on Maine’s Seasons

Rain, rain, rainy day, New grass, new trees, sweet season Wind gusts, blustery Muggy summer night Lunar eclipse at the beach sharp star points flicker Red leaves, orange too Flutter, floating, to the ground Brown chill coming down Frozen snowy … Continue reading

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Never Satisfied

Oh, sing the praises of A/C, Apartment-dwellers friend. My air-conditioned living room, Where I retire to mend My tired body from the heat; Humidity so high. The air outside is close. It hangs Like wet sheets, from the sky. Still, … Continue reading

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