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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.

Feedom
by Christopher, age 14, Killeen,TX

Freedom is all I bear to have.
Bright blue skies without a mask.
You Only Live Once,so live it right.
Love is patience,love is kind.
Freedom to learn and strive.
Meet your goals,and multiply.
The sky has interesting faces.
So use your freedom right,and you'll go places

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