San Francisco-Pacifica Weather

A Weather Trilogy

 I.  Unseasonable

Wind howls 'round corners;

          button coat, don mittens.

Gray sky

          lowers and blows wet

                                             in my face.

Clammy plaster of fog; fangs on the wind,

          damp.

 

Summer has come

          to Pacifica.

 

© 4-87 C.E. Carl

 

II.  Sunrise-Set

 

I stood on the western cliffs

                                           in the fog.

 

As I watched,

          the sun came out

                                        and went down.

 

You have to live in Pacifica

                                        to understand.

 

© 8-87 C.E. Carl

 

III.  Illusions

 

Fog sifts into coast,

             brilliant glare of sun obscured:

Fog makes sun the moon.

 

© 5-88 E.E. Carl

 

All three poems above  ©  rev. 5-15-2010 C.E. (Carl) Elias

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