March’s arrival

March arrived as

a lion’s roar,

Canine voices

resounded in

wind and lashing

rain shaking trees

and scattering

blue trash boxes.

And then, it snowed—

artful white streaks

blown across fields,

sun-melted to

feline paw prints,

crystals crisped in

sub-zero air.

©2017 Ontheland

There is a saying about March that some of my readers will have heard of: “In like a lion and out like a lamb”.  The idea is that if March starts with severe weather, it will end mildly.  Meteorologists claim the saying has little predictive value.


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