of all the photos of the storm
illustrating the sum of the snow in relation
to common objects in order to provide
a sense of scale to the storm
for people not living where the storm came.
And of course the people will talk about
the storm so everyone living near the storm
will have something in common
for a few days. In a decade
people will tell other people
that were not here for the storm
that they were here for the storm.
There was nothing else like it
they'll say and the respondent
will nod politely thinking
goddamn fool for living where
the winter bites like that.