Perfect fit

If something has been around for 100 years you might think it
has been improved, remodeled, or is even passe. In 1916, Carl
Sandburg published a collection of poems called “Chicago
Poems”. And in the book is a poem that is just as relevant
today as it was then:

The fog comes on
little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
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Very early this morning I ventured outside to a sky filled
with stars and not a cloud or blemish to be seen.

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Even closer to sun rise the morning showed promise of blue
skies so I came inside to read the paper and await the wifes
arrival, then run errands. Imagine our surprise when we
walked out into this.

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The picture was taken looking towards the church steeple and
the trees just beyond the phone lines are only 75 feet away.
The steeple is just above the tree line in the center, about
1,000 feet away, and not visible in this shot. At least when
it rains you can hear it.

So we cruised to take care of the errands engulfed by this fog.
Then we got home, unloaded the car, and thought it was going to
be a gloomy day. And the fog lifted.

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The fog had moved on and the day did indeed turn out beautiful.
Carl Sandburg was, and is, right. His turn of words fit today.
Enjoy your weekend.
Comments are always welcome.

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4 Responses to Perfect fit

  1. Mamabear says:

    I recall that poem from my Literature class when I was in h.s. and after reading the first line I finished it without looking at what you posted~not bad for an old gal eh? Funny the things you remember from the past isn’t it? We had the exact same weather as you this a.m. The sky was as blue as the ocean or as we say here in PA~Penn State Blue!!! The wind was gusty and the temps stayed in the mid 50’s. I’m still waiting for Indian Summer to begin, but I’m afraid that’s not going to happen. Great pics of the emerging day from the camera’s POV. 🙂 Have a great weekend with the lady that follows you around on this long weekend for her!!!!!

  2. cruisin2 says:

    Mamabear,
    I also remembered it from high school and thought it fit. I told the wife today our Indian summer has come and gone. The wife and I will enjoy the rest of the weekend and I’ll take her out eat tomorrow. Hope you have a great weekend also.

  3. Mamabear says:

    Thanks and you have a good weekend too.

  4. cruisin2 says:

    Mamabear,
    we did. Now she won’t be able to follow me around tonight because she goes back to work.

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