Hoping the / lottery gods smile / upon me.

Overnight / frost painted world white / aging all.

The phrase "Black Friday" / meant something different in / eighteen-ninety-six.

I am so thankful / that I can choose what I want / to be thankful for.

Feast for eyes / pink peppers the woods / well-seasoned.

A country’s leaders / serve those who voted for them / and those who did not.

Flip lever / fill oval, make choice / feel power.

After storm / leafless woods waving / bare branches.