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Stumped Sky (Questions of Missing Weather and Birds)

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Everything fades to ...

Whiteout. Hypnotic and nose-close to hypothermia.

Blizzard-blinding (snow like something out of Fargo).

Winter a mile-high silver screen

tarnished to monotone. Unrelenting;

an eight-months' sustained

sub-zero note.

--

Look down,

look down,

look waaay down ...

It's as if you were never here (you start to believe this).

Walk the same footprints every day

and every day they disappear -- drowning

in the whiteness of it all, hyper-invisibly visible;

white trudging white.

Agitated Sky Etiology

Sylvia Legris

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