Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy

Ted Kooser -

Here is one of Ted Kooser's poems from Nebraska - November 19 -

    Cold, and snow in the air.

    The cedars in the roadside ditches
    are nearly black against the many grays
    of this winter morning, but unlike
    most things with darkness at their centers
    they don't turn an inpenetrable shell
    to the light.  Rather, like ink on wet paper,
    their dark limbs bleed into the light,
    reaching farther and farther
    into the whiteness of lightly falling snow.

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