Big Tent Poetry gave me another easy prompt to fill in the day as I watched my shed rise. Maybe things will get back to normal. The prompt was to write a poem that uses a pearl of wisdom or wives tale as its title.

by Mike Patrick

Flickr image by rwatson1

Red at night, sailor’s delight,
red in morning, sailor take warning:
that’s how the saying goes,
but no one really knows.

For the week, the sky’s been bleak
birds are calling as rain is falling.
Will this weather ever end
if there’s no red to portend?

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3 Responses to RED AT NIGHT

  1. vivinfrance says:

    I hope the weather stays good for your shedbuilding.

  2. trisha says:

    hope and pray rain stops pestering you and become our welcome guest. 🙂

  3. earlybird says:

    Nice take.

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