It is raining on and off

The air has turned cold

Freezing drops in place

Like tiny jewels sparkling

On bare branches and twigs

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Utility wires glisten in the distance

Against the sky of gray

Bringing glimmer to the starkness

As we wait for snow cover

In a November rain

The Post Bulletin publishes poetry by local and area writers every Monday. Send poems to Meredith Williams at