Poetry By John Cannon


Winter Night
Poetry By John Cannon

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Winter Night
Poetry By John Cannon

A lacey layer of clouds
slides across the darkening sky,
 
The gleaming silver moon
winks brightly through the holes
 
leaving intermittent moonglow
luminating the snow-covered fields;
 
A gathering wind
is whipping through the bare woods
 
sending loose twigs and leaves
skating across the frosted ground
 
as a deepening cold
settles into the land;
 
An eerie chilling beauty
casts a spell around me
as the winter night takes hold,
 
And I smile to myself
as I hear the sharp yelp of a prowling red fox.