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Poetry and Pictures - Weather

Russian landscape painter Isaac Levitan (1860-1900) painted Evening on the Volga with large stratocumulus clouds above the calm river. Levitan was born in Lithuania and his family moved to Moscow, Russia where he learned to paint landscapes filled with emotion.
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January

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But just what words?

We'd like to invite you to submit your own poem about this month's featured Weather image. Be as creative and expressive as you can! And check back next month to write another wonderful poem about a weather image.

Wolga à l'heure bleue (Volga in the blue hour)
by Jürg, age 56, Bächau, Switzerland

Light in the water,
clouds on the wall.
Jump into slaughter
or
do not and fall.
Get rid of colours
out of the blue.
Rethink your honours.
Water is you.

Jürg von Ins,Anthropologist& Writer
juergvonins@gmail.com
Bächau, Switzerland

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