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A Cold Sparkle in the Winter Garden

Sunday sonnet

Photo by William J Spirdione

A chill has dropped and all this melt again
froze solid. Drips once more are frozen tight.
Too cold to hop on down the garden lane
That arctic air did sweep in overnight.

With howls that wake the sleeping with a fright.
A maple reaches, tries to catch my eye.
On cracked…



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William J Spirdione

William J Spirdione is a poet who writes sonnets and more about nature and the humans within it.