Poemdog

Dogs 2016

COLD SNAP
(12/18/16)

record lows
are predicted

at least
records
for Oklahoma

the populace
is in a panic
to make the
necessary preparations
for singles digit
temperatures

I can remember
colder times
in Alaska

Minnesota

when any temps
above zero
were considered
a warming
trend

parkas
were closeted

lighter jackets
were donned

springtime smiles
returned to faces

there will be
very few faces
seen here
today

fear of frostbite
you understand

the conditions
are certainly
more favorable
for me

traffic

both vehicular
and pedestrian

will be
noticeably
reduced

I'll be able
to move about
more freely

while others
hide

confine

confide

I'll wave
at them
with my flag
of breath

as they
watch me
through
warmed
windows

warmed
bars
of frigid
fears