Cloudy valley in
Sunny mountain range –
Does this happen often there?
Copyright by Minh Tan on listed dated of completion.
Notes to this poem…
Flying over the Rockies Mountains, this part of the range was sunny. However, there was a valley that was filled with clouds, like a pond filled with water on a rough terrain at a smaller vertical scale. The weather in that valley would have been drastically different from the rest of the mountain range. I wondered looking at that valley if this happened often, and how long those clouds might stay? I just didn’t take the time to put the other question into poetic format. I was more curious about the frequency rather than duration because clouds can’t possibly last that long with sunshine directly above them for some parts of the day.
The A-series poems comprise of poems composed while I was airborne, in flight.
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