Poemdog

Dogs 2019

A NICE SUNNY DAY
(5/20/19)


after
the rain
on Saturday

the weather
was perfect
for the excruciating
crowds
on Sunday

people
everywhere

on the
streets

in the
stores

in my
neighborhood

I stayed
mostly
indoors

housework

working
out

waiting
until the
approaching
dusk
to do
the yard
work

even then
they
were still
out

but I
escaped
with only
a few
smiles

a nod
or two

and was left
mostly
to myself

I don't
feel
as if I
missed
anything

I had
walked
for miles
the day
before

just after
the storms
blew through

wet

gray

wind
still whipping
the trees
about

beautiful

really
beautiful

and the
fact
that I encountered
not one other
person
on my trek

made
the beauty
that
much
more
sublime