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Poetry and Pictures - Weather

This painting of The Grand Canal, Venice by British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner shows clouds in the sky above the canal and city that are elongate ripples of white. This is a type of altocumulus cloud sometimes called a mackerel sky because it is like the markings of a mackerel.
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February

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.

Cloud
by Sally, age 68, England

If in
another space
our two minds
could interlace
like loving
legs on
sprawling beds
of sparkling
lights
and moonbeam flights,
we could float
till dawn
on clouds
new born
just touched
with sun
like earth begun.
You and I
in another sky.

Sally Plumb
Haverhill Suffolk

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