a dusk delayed

by colour; slow came the grey

white lilac clouds unfolding

like a carpet of roughly stitched

wool, thick with knotted howls

of rain; and then with dark

woven into knots of black,

late, the long steady

loom of dusk, whorled, done,

but just begun

 

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