Peevish Pen

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I'm an elderly retired teacher who writes. Among my books are Ferradiddledumday (Appalachian version of the Rumpelstiltskin story), Stuck (middle grade paranormal novel), Patches on the Same Quilt (novel set in Franklin County, VA), Them That Go (an Appalachian novel), and several Kindle ebooks.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Mid-February Snow

Last night, snow fell. For a while, the world was silvery-white.

The azaleas looked like cotton plants.


A half-moon hung in the sky.


The rising sun turned the silver to gold.


The zebra grass had white plumes.


The crape myrtle glistened.


But a dark cloud hovered over the silver and gold world.


It too will pass.
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4 Comments:

Blogger CountryDew said...

I'm envious. We did not have snow!

6:44 PM  
Blogger Becky Mushko said...

The snow didn't last long. It was gone by early afternoon and the wind blew hard. It'supposed to be cold tonight—it was cold when we fed and watered. John put out another round bale for the horses, and they immediately started eating.

7:10 PM  
Anonymous claudia said...

Penny loved the snow! She stretched her fat belly in it and ate what was in front of her!
Beautiful pictures...

11:20 AM  
Blogger Debi Kelly Van Cleave said...

I took pictures of that too. Funny, the day before, we were out there with no coats on. Then snow.

www.GreenerPastures--ACityGirlGoesCountry.blogspot.com

8:48 PM  

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