Monday, November 3, 2014

It's Here. Damn.


As I look outside, the sun breaks through 
the cloud cover, looking like a brightly bleached 
spot on an otherwise dingy gray rag.
Oh, yeah, I know the first day of fall was nearly 
six weeks ago, but we've enjoyed fairly mild 
weather in the interim. Now, the temperatures are 
dropping - it's twenty degrees cooler than 
it was a week ago and I'm not happy.
It's only six weeks to the winter solstice,
when the days again start getting longer,
leaning towards spring and summer.
I'm counting the days.

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