November – Sweden

November Morning

This morning’s sun unable to gain altitude
floats parallel above the frosted yards
its momentary blinding light
spears through my window
horizontal
circling the horizon
passing by, not over
hard blue sky above
soon to be arctic cold.

The air so fresh and clear
it almost hurts to breath
exhilarating if it doesn’t kill you
the beginning
snowfall soon
it will get colder

I look forward to it.

Sun Good
1 p.m. Borläge, Sweden

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About Bruce Louis Dodson

Bruce Louis Dodson is an American expat now living in Borlänge, Sweden with his wife, cat and dog. He is an artist and world traveler who writes fiction and poetry and practices photography in his less than copious free time. His work has appeared in: Barely South Review - Boundaries Issue, Blue Collar Review, Pulsar Poetry (UK), Foliate Oak, Breadline Press West Coast Anthology . The E-buffet, Qarrtsiluni, Struggle Magazine, Pearl Literary Magazine, Contemporary Literature Review: India, 3rd Wednesday, Sleeping Cat Books - Trip of a Lifetime Anthology, Northern Liberties Review, Authors Abroad - Foreign & and Far Away Anthology, The Path, Page & Spine, The Crucible, Sleeping Cat Books -Trips of a Lifetime, Vine Leaves, Pirene's Fountain,Tic Toc Anthology - Kind of a Hurricane Press, Cordite Poetry Review, Buffalo Almanac and mgv2.
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3 Responses to November – Sweden

  1. Great use of light and imagery–photo and poem.

  2. ShimonZ says:

    beautiful pictures… the words speak of something very familiar.

    • I suspect we are growing old, Shimon.
      How are you doing these days. Hope you’re feeling better.
      I remember something Pema Chodron said:
      “No matter what you are feeling at this moment, there are a couple million other people feeling exactly the same way.”

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