Tag Archives: winter

Black Watch

The tree that shades my resting pets out back Has leaves of green and pink, and one that’s black. With autumn’s breath the pastels curl and fall To quilt their beds; the black won’t stir at all, But keeps obsidian … Continue reading

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Gripes Of Spring

Winter’s behind us, at long, frigid last! The flowers are lagging, but catching up fast. Grab your complaint trunk and bundle ’em all in: Too cold, wet and dark–but pull out too much pollen.

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Chill

This discontented winter’s pending End is near. We’ll soon be spending Well-lit evenings mowing lawns And grousing over early dawns And seeking shelter from the heat, Our shorts-clad thighs stuck to the seat Until the AC shudders on… Ten days. … Continue reading

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Winterwalk

The air is cold The moon is bright My fingertips Are turning white Enraptured by The sky above I must have dropped My stupid glove I’m on the porch I squeeze the key Can’t turn it, though I have to … Continue reading

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Delighted

Santa needs a lengthy night To make his schedule work out right, But maybe once his toys are here He’ll let a little light appear? I’m grateful for the gifts and all But I’m about fed up with Fall. Yo, … Continue reading

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Stupid Gainful Employment

Wednesday worked out, well, okay. The wind wiped all the rain away And left the sky a limpid blue, But I was stuck inside. Boo-hoo.

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Wimpathy

Stuck inside the house all day Perusing posts from far away Where blizzards rage and drifts enforce In-home entombment. Here, of course, It’s moderate with patchy blue. How come I’m on the sofa, too? Northeast weather’s wild, crazy; Northwest’s mild. … Continue reading

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