Where Did Winter Go?


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Just when I thought I was tired of the snow,

Along came summer temperatures, winter, where did you go?

I didn’t have to worry about the grass under the snow,

Now I can hear it growing, and winter, where did you go?

When the cold was here, I needed several layers to don,

Now clothing is minimal, it’s clear that winter has gone,

But the trees are happy with their foliage of green,

And animals are dancing without fear of being seen,

If the forest is happy, why should I complain?

I enjoy the summer’s beauty, including the torrential rain,

I need several weeks of transition, I think it’s called spring,

Where are the mild temperatures, the beauty and everything?

But the real truth I can’t deny, has nothing to do with fate,

It seems I get myself in a bind because I procrastinate,

A few things have me bothered, I’ve really begun to sweat,

Things that broke last year haven’t been repaired yet,

I wouldn’t have to fix anything if we still had winter’s cold,

And winter clothing that’s hanging yet, I wouldn’t have to fold,

Summer has come on so fast, I haven’t had time to think,

There’s mowing, cleaning, etc, and my ac is on the blink,

I’ll talk to that author who wrote “Midsummer Night’s Dream”,

He made it sound like summer’s fun, while I just want to scream,

Do you think he might listen while I go through my list of woe?

Or am I wasting my time when I ask him, “Where did winter go?”

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    1. I thought it was just me , being so hard to please. Now I know I’m not alone. Thanks for sharing.

      May the sun be on your face and the wind at your back as the Lord blesses you throughout the day. Carpe diem!

    1. Yep. I can’t put things off forever. Thanks for stoppping by.

      May the sun be on your face and the wind at your back as the Lord blesses you throughout the day. Carpe diem!

    1. Thanks, Jingle for stopping by. I’ve been overwhelmed lately but I’m ready to face the world again. When’s the next potluck?

      May the sun be on your face and the wind at your back as the Lord blesses you throughout the day. Carpe diem!

  1. You should come here, where it’s summer everyday! 😉 You’re lucky, though, because you get to experience the different seasons. I’d love to be introduced to winter’s cold.

    Now procrastination, I’m very familiar with.

    1. Summer everyday? I think you’d like some of the cold but too much of anything gets old. However, the cold is good for snuggling.

      May the sun be on your face and the wind at your back as the Lord blesses you throughout the day. Carpe diem!

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