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Weather Station

©Shers Gallagher 2016

Shimmers of haloes
trembling grey across the sky.
Their lines gone underground
and travelling.
They're taking on the shapes of flying crows
that crosswire all the rain coming down
in windy winter-scapes.

Only the sun, moon and stars
are offering pocket-lights of peace.
I look at you and smile,
your smile meaning everything these days:
the solace of winter,
the taunting of spring. 
And then the rains fall,
too late for all the doubting of autumn
to take wing.

And so I wait for the circling of seasons
to take in precious vistas once again.
Their colours all-consuming 
with each breath of forest clearing
lingering all around.
Breathe in and breathe out,
each kiss of light and misty breath
is bringing on the rain. 

Aisling Books 


  1. I think the seasons bring all kind of changes... hold on and spring's soon here.

  2. Its the only God i"ll ever know

  3. Winter is not done with us yet......but the flowers will return!

  4. Taking on the shapes of flying crows...
    pocket lights of peace…
    Well done.


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