Thursday, December 31, 2015

New Year's Day

The last day
of December
black dots
punctuate
the verdant grass
flash floods
the field--a pond
deer nibble cut corn
rhododendrons budding
in the Blue Ridge Mountains
unseasonable weather
El Nino
traffic startles
the crows
a black blanket
soars to the pines
squawk, squawk, squawking 
a scarlet ribbon
flutters through fog
the cardinal
heralds
a New Year!
         --Brenda Kay Ledford

I wish my blogger friends a very Happy New Year!

6 comments:

Mildred said...

God bless you in the new year. xo

magnoliasntea said...

Beautiful prose, Brenda! Happy New Year!!

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

Wishing you a very happy and peaceful new year!

Connie said...

This is a lovely poem, Brenda! Hoping you have a healthy, happy, and prosperous New Year!

NCmountainwoman said...

Happy New Year. Lovely poem.

TexWisGirl said...

that was lovely. i like the loaded snow header, too. :)