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Let it Snow

By Claydub, Fredericksburg, VA

The black lines with their shabby numbers
Grew from the Japanese Cherry Blossom
Like it was the first day of spring and when I opened my eyes
There was only one blue bird to sing its lonely hymn and it
shook the sky like lightning and everybody's
heart burst into pieces at the sound and when it stopped
thousands or millions of curious onlookers
prayed for more music and more rain,
But it never came.

Like the first day of spring or like
The rain hit the ground like ping and
RING! went the fluffy footed cat from the chimney through the ceiling but finally
The string was too shallow like a sea but not deep so it
Snapped in half and killed the cat with no doubt and still

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