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Poetry in a Pandemic: Field notes

Sunflowers dancing on the snow,

Chorus line of wooden soldiers.

Once golden faces, now dark and creased,

Served chickadees a gourmet feast.

Brighter days, longer shadows.

Pictures black on white.

Deer etched prints upon the field,

Artists of the night.

Winds will March across this stage,

A cacophony of sound.

Heralding, “Next up crocuses,”

Splashing color all around.

Claire Murphy lives in Ledyard.

Poetry in a Pandemic offers local readers a chance to share their poetry written during or related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. To contribute, email times@theday.com.

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