William B. Petricko
William B. Petricko Poems
- To Praise A Prairie Winter Chase a prairie winter through ...
- Pussy Willows Tiny little tufts of fur Keeping baby leaves ...
- Winter Recipe For A Poem Stealthily the muse slips in on ...
- A Delightful Winter-Downtown W...
- Portage And Main (Or Tale Of A...
- I Felt It Coming On I felt it coming on Like some obsessive...
- The Daring Door He never knew it was a cage Until an ...
To Praise A Prairie Winter
Chase a prairie winter
through swirling mounds of snow
while winds unharnessed wail and blow
and eyes peak out through frosty lash
to joy at thirty five below
a circling sundog's flash.
Ponder prairie winter
midst darkness of the night
while age worn ways are whispered white
and soft descending flakes declare
that earth, to snowy hope's delight
will chart new paths to share.
Sing a prairie winter
as plodding through the deep
young children wakened from their sleep
without the weight of ancient woe
and frozen choices left to ...