Cold that chills to the bone; Yet lovely, All crystaline and white. Dazzling in sunshine; Soft as velvet at dusk. Home is so inviting, Offering soup; Warmth that holds and fills us While snow blows into drifts; Statues made by the wind. Landscape dressed in splendor; Pure delight, Bundled up for a walk;Continue reading “A SNOWY DAY”
Even after the snow on the ground has melted, there are brave testimonies of its recent presence; proud sculptures that reflect the creativity of children: Snowmen…or is the PC term “snowpeople”? They stand in yards all around town, wearing hats and scarves, some made of leaves. (Hmmm, I wonder if that’s to keep the coldContinue reading “SNOWMEN…PEOPLE(?)”
When it gets cold, We need ways to get warm; That make us feel cozy And safe from a storm, With sweaters and blankets, Hot coffee and such; Conversation and stories; A friendly touch. When the wind howls Piling snow into drifts, We’ll seek refuge inside, With mugs that we lift, ButteredContinue reading “HAPPINESS INSIDE”
Soft, white fairies dance and spin; Never hesitating On their way to the ground Where a blanket spreads far and wide; Fresh and cold, Laid out so evenly And bright with crystal jewels; Known for its beauty and delight; Enveloping happy children as they play in it; Snowmen and angels left behind as evidence.
In Fall it’s time to put to bed All tender flowers And gently spread A blanket of mulch To keep them warm; While the icy winds blow The world hardens, the ice and snow Turns everything white, Quiet and cold; And people bask in firelight. Beneath the winter snow there lies A world of creatures,Continue reading “SAFE RETREAT”