Thursday, 15 March 2012



overnight sprinkle of snow on shed roof
gone by seven-thirty
a flurry of flakes by eight
gives way to rain to sun to snow to rain to sun to snow to rain
the afternoon market is busy
cold shoppers shuffle into the warm mall
for tea and a toasted teacake
outside the stall-holders pack up early

© Gerald England

Composed: Gee Cross, 10th March 2004


2004 The Drunken Boat (Internet)
2005 Outlaw (UK)

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