WE THREE

black clouds
and the wind banshee-screaming
around the door
finding the weak points
where this old house
is shrunken and frail

and the pain in the bones
answers the shriek
of shifting metal
with its own
version of moaning
against the cold

© Maureen Sudlow

painting by Ivan Aivazovsky, a master of seascapes.

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