Red Glimmer and Flash

photo by Nate Gibson
photo by Nate Gibson

The day is ending,
The night is descending;
The marsh is frozen,
The river dead.

Through clouds like ashes
The red sun flashes
On village windows
That glimmer red.
–  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “Afternoon in February”

photo by Nate Gibson
photo by Nate Gibson

 

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