Treasure Island

David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Red Skies


Red sky in the morning
is a weather warning
of troubled weather ahead.
Red skies at night
are a delight
forecasting tomorrow to be bright.
Attached to these
are various occupations,
sailor or shepherd
depending where you are.
At sea it is a sailor
and on land a shepherd.
With metrological forecasts
broadcast every day
some still believe in
red skies as their philosophy
as it is normally right.


12 October 2013

Submitted: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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