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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.

Soaring
by Jeanne Fiedler, age 56', Twp. of Washington, NJ

The Goldfinch enflames
the fiery green meadow
that she uses for a perch
to fly into the cosmos...
The sun beating hard and loud
Scintillating breaths of light
The image of the glaring finch
becomes a shadow in the dusk
Tossing and swerving, gliding
Throughout the horizon
The sky blazed with firelight
blinding who venture too close
She soars to the sparling star
Rivets up and down gracfully
diappearing into the cosmic realm
to become one endlessly and always
One of the mystical forces of angels
where shes's healed with the bright
glow of the majestic white light...

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