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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.

Winter
by Sally Plumb, age 68, England

Winter's cold.
The year grows old.
Trees are bare.
No flowers fair do bloom.
The day it's dark.
And night fires spark.
The stream is frozen.
Winter's chosen cold and bitter.

Sally Plumb
published by "Decanto"
poetry magazine
Littlehampton England

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