I have pictures of fresh snow in my e-mail
from people who live elsewhere.
Here in Vallejo, CA, USA it is almost
always sunny by two in the afternoon.
Weary of whatever I walk into the sun
and am revivified while gazing at
bright red hibiscus flowers
blooming in the yard.
Good time for the editor to take
a little break.
But I’ll leave you with a flower poem: