Home   Home


by Maureen Glaude

along the frozen creek’s bank, dormant pussy willows wait
along this rural road, a November morning’s stillness
breaks with a bulldozer’s advance, for the new development


Author's Note: another Sijo.

Posted on 11/12/2005
Copyright © 2021 Maureen Glaude

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 11/14/05 at 03:23 PM

Aptly worded reminder of man's and progress' continuing conflict with nature, with nature usually losing. What better symbols to express this than the bulldozer vs. pussy willow.

Posted by Quentin S Clingerman on 11/16/05 at 02:22 AM

With dramatic effect you succinctly express the threat to rural serenity.

Return to the Previous Page

pathetic.org Version 7.3.2 May 2004 Terms and Conditions of Use 0 member(s) and 2 visitor(s) online
All works Copyright © 2021 their respective authors. Page Generated In 0 Second(s)