Thursday, January 30, 2014


Today the morning temperature was a whopping 7 degrees;
soon the sun came out and the temperature
rose to a tropical 35. 
And the snow began to melt.
And as the snow melted, 
icicles formed along the rooftops.

Sun shining on icicles creates more icicles:
clear, sparkling curtains of ice.

So pretty.
Icicles are a pleasant aftereffect of cold and snow
and paradoxically, an assurance that winter won't last forever.

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