Record ,

Heat May 2022,97, February 2021 70 degrees coldest month in northern Iowa, 2018,February 60 below zero and that Wasn’t the windchill, 2018 winter was normal for northern Iowa, In my sixty-four years Never had we had a tornado on December eighteenth,2021, Never had we Ever had warm weather in December, March 2021 first week seventy’sContinue reading “Record ,”

Colder today then yesterday

The fire that is life, Well I have closed all windows but one, Feels like snow in northern Iowa, Forty-nine and wet, Fishing weather of my youth, Now if gas were affordable driving down roads less traveled, I didn’t close the back room because the window is a bitch to open, Last night when theContinue reading “Colder today then yesterday”

Fifty-five

So cold this spring, Northern Iowa sit and freeze day in, Day after day, Ten pm I go and sit bundled up, Electric stove on, About one am a friend calls to tell me of her woe, She wonders how long I will be up, She who is depressed, Slept most of day, I’m theContinue reading “Fifty-five”

Crab Apple Blossoms

The trees stand watchful, Warmth of spring vacant, It was rumored by weather people we were to have sixties or seventies, Blaa,Blaa,Blaa! Not here, A friend in Nebraska says not there either Blaa,Blaa,Blaa, I’m off to the kitchen to feed my Black cat, Grab food then off to the TV room and, Electric heater and.kittiesContinue reading “Crab Apple Blossoms”

Flurries at dawn

Freezing temps not December, Spring Iowa April 27,2022, Fifty-two now in sun, Forty-two feels like in the shade, In mobile home feels like twenty, I could bundle up and go out or… Read, Hum, Read and name now nearly three, Then shut my eyes a little, Been up since six a.m., Always colder in mobileContinue reading “Flurries at dawn”

Blue hand morning,

Sailor take warning, The sky are clear, Still better fear, Momma’s cleaning, Rubbing alcohol hides order from peeing, Removes color, When somethings suppose to be Blue, I write in Blank verse, So here’s a treat for a Country boy, https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdVNDeCV/

Lamb vs. Lion

Mom always quoted, But I never knew who, The phrase ‘ March either arrives tame as a lamb or blustery like a lion!’ In my memory it has always been one or the other, Neither mild and mild, Lamb and lamb, Or Lion and Lion, This lion refered to snow such as a blizzard, LambContinue reading “Lamb vs. Lion”

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