An Extra Day

eric mccarty
2 min readFeb 28, 2024
An Extra Day — Leap Year — Seasons — Headless Now — Lyrical Prose

An extra day:

today is usually the last day of February, but this is a leap year with an extra day added, and tomorrow being the 29th day of the still shortest month of the year. Meteorologist generally place spring’s arrival on the first of their proper month and the equinox itself being more of a formality of the stars, a recognition of their astronomical location. So it seems, at least in meteorological terms, that spring is delayed by…

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eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student