barometer thermometer shmenometer

19 Dec

i know it’s cold when
snow trampled underfoot squeaks like rats and
passing faces are barely shadows.
my mind fixates on home heat ducts
wafting easy plumes of lazy saxophone.

2 Responses to “barometer thermometer shmenometer”

  1. W.k. kortas December 19, 2013 at 4:23 pm #

    I can see the final two lines exactly; it’s an experience all we forced-air types are party to. Fine, fine stuff.

    • steve December 19, 2013 at 11:59 pm #

      Thanks W.k. I guess we have no choice, but to think in odes to General Electric. It’s the price of being stuck in cold climates, but it warmed up today in Montreal. Felt like spring.

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