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Sleet

Old man sleet 
dragging in off the train 
a weary a ice-laden hobo 
piercing this morning's first moments
bones bruising 
swirling frozen 
drifting fragments
the deep breath of cold 
shooting upon my windows 
There's an outbound train coming
I just want you to know...



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12 thoughts on “Sleet

  1. Sleet is a rather rare phenomenon requiring falling precipitation accompanied by just the right drop in temperature. A very transitory state, so your description of sleet as “a weary ice-laden hobo” that might jump off an inbound train, or jump on an outbound one is quite apt. You captured Sleet well in this personification. 🙂

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