"When dawn spreads its paintbrush on the plain, spilling purple... ," Sons of the Pioneers song from TV show "Wagon Train." Dawn on the mythic Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico, looking toward Raton from Cimarron. -- Clarkphoto. A curmudgeon's old-fashioned newspaper column, cross-breeding metaphors and journalism and art, for readers in 150 countries.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Two days til Christmas - Starlight

Starlight, 5 by 7 watercolor
Two days til Christmas.
The light of stars
on snow and adobe.
Cold outside, warm inside.
Spirit of the season
Sharing life's blessings
with those who are cold.
Is there room in the inn? 
"Mi casa es su casa"


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