Naked skies expose a piercing sun,
And an aberrant warmth belies the calendar.
The mood is somber.
A hush blankets the valley.
As I walk through
Tara Caimi is an independent writer and editor with a B.A. in journalism and an M.F.A. in creative writing. Her essays, stories, and articles have appeared in journals and magazines including the Writer\'s Chronicle, The MacGuffin, Fire & Knives, and Oh Comely magazine.