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Brian the Writer

A Field by County O

Brian McCorkle

In the summer
the field was full
of tall grasses.
Milkweed at the edge;
a home for larva
of monarch butterflies

Now a cover of snow
is arranged by winds.
A brown thistle
breaks the surface;
and cold squeals
beneath my feet
First Appeared in Ego Trips Number Three (Autumn 2004)
Experimental Literary Journal of the Fox Valley Writers Club (Wisconsin)