Lena Smith Carter

Snow squalls

Lena Smith Carter is an internationally traveled concert artist who has sung the poetry of the world in seven languages across America and around the world. She is a graduate of Central State University (OH) with a B. S. in Music Education, a graduate of Miami University (OH) with an M.Mus. in Perf…

Dark clouds rolled at horizon’s edge,
Billowing ‘neath the vast expanse,
Slowly covering sighted spaces,
Configuring a trance?

Moisture rises, heat enclosed,
Meeting frigid air storms,
All reactions measured
While the silver lining forms.

Lightly sprinkling down are
the multifaceted lace cuts.
They come and go and come again
Building icy slick ruts!

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