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Post  mikeschultz on Thu Jan 05 2012, 11:33

Ragged branches scratching against the sky,
Autumn leaves have fallen as winter nips
With the frosty breezes blowing the leaves.
I’m not there, and you’re not here. Where are we?

I pull my coat collar closed and just stare
Up through the ragged branches and I hear
Scritch, scritch, scritch, the scratching of the branches
On the gun metal hue of the night sky.

As snow begins to fall in the valley,
Out on our deck, I watch the lawns whiten,
A cooling empty coffee cup still clutched.

The branches rattle to a stiffer breeze,
Then return to scratch and tickle with the sky.
I’m still here. Scritch, scritch, scritch. So, where are you?


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Post  BC Williams on Thu Jan 05 2012, 13:15

Well I can not help it this time - I must gush and say this takes my breath away! So much playfulness and intrigue. I'm liking this stuff Michael!

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Post  Cheryl Brickner on Thu Jan 05 2012, 17:37

Beautifully written!
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Post  Fred West on Fri Jan 06 2012, 07:47

lovely story well written
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Post  mikeschultz on Tue Jan 17 2012, 11:39

Your words of encouragement are most welcome. Thank you for taking the time to read my words. I will post more in the near future. Thanks, again.

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