grey dey


Taste this fog,

stir like pea soup;

thick, steamy, heady

moist air presses.


Watercolor of wet

still-life landscape,

paint no background;

grey droplets spatter.


Pickup headlights

float, pierce the misty

curtain as eery shapes

of cow ghosts appear.


14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Bryan Ens
    Apr 30, 2016 @ 17:10:12

    Those shapes in the fog…one never knows for sure if there is something there or not…


  2. mtw
    Apr 30, 2016 @ 04:56:49

    you describe this “grey dey” so well, with scenes inside it instead of the overall image itself. i love this collection of quirky imageries.


  3. Patti
    Apr 29, 2016 @ 20:10:37

    I really like the way you capture the surreal world that fog creates. And I love the cow ghosts.


  4. Waltermarks
    Apr 29, 2016 @ 19:08:06

    I’ve seen the cows in the fog. Driving in the country in the mist. That’s a great comparison of it to a watercolor.


  5. petrujviljoen
    Apr 29, 2016 @ 11:43:28

    Really very good description of the enveloping fog. I drove through such a one once, and went very very slowly, had to!


  6. writersdream9
    Apr 29, 2016 @ 10:42:34

    Very real and crisp!


  7. Sanaa Rizvi
    Apr 29, 2016 @ 10:25:31

    Wonderfully artistic piece ❤ ❤


  8. mishunderstood
    Apr 29, 2016 @ 09:01:10

    Oh I love how you “see” the fog. Very artistic.


  9. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Apr 29, 2016 @ 02:28:20

    I can see a drive through a landscape, there is a stillness you can almost cut when shrouded in fog.


  10. whimsygizmo
    Apr 28, 2016 @ 22:53:22

    So vivid. Wonderful descriptions here.


  11. Victoria C. Slotto
    Apr 28, 2016 @ 21:31:10

    Yep, that;s just what it’s like. This one has got to be one of my favorites of your work, Lynn.


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