Sunday, February 18, 2018

Winter Lingers

snowfall
blanketing earth
spring gardens, sleeping deep
awaiting the songs of new life
rebirth
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winter
deer medicine
pathway to nourishment
mourning doves cooing on bare limbs
peaceful
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passion
hibernating
slumbering faraway
thrashing in the throes of a dream
springtime

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37 comments:

  1. I love the form this poem took ending each stanza with such beautiful words; rebirth, peaceful springtime....they say it all for me as I am deep in winters sleep waiting for the wake up call.

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    1. Thank you Donna, I too am awaiting spring.

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  2. I feel it's all on the verge. You painted a lingering lull of winter. Sort of how I feel when I wake up in the morning!

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    1. I woke up to a snowy view, while very beautiful I am ready for spring.

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  3. So beautiful. Your poem set me dreaming.

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    1. May your dreams be good ones :)

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  4. Hiding away works for me with crummy winter back to see haha spring needs to come.

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    1. Did you get snow as well Pat? Ugh...

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  5. Hi Truedessa - lovely to read ... especially as we've just had a dusting of the white stuff ... Spring is coming though - cheers Hilary

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    1. I am watchful for signs of spring.

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  6. Great rhythm. Spring will come soon.

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  7. This is beautiful! I can picture those mourning doves...💖

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    1. There were a pair in a tree outside my window this morning.

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  8. Along with the doves, I am ready for spring!

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    1. Hopefully, it won't be much longer until we have warmer days.

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  9. I actually enjoy winter right now... spring can wait a bit. Skating is fun

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    1. Enjoy you skating Bjorn, I haven't skated in a long time.

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  10. passion
    thrashing in the throes of a dream
    springtime

    All are just itching and 'thrashing' for the greenery again. Lingering winter seems to impose its will for far too long! Quite true, True!


    Hank

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    1. Yes Hank I am ready for spring to arrive, budding trees and chirping birds.

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  11. The first two verses almost make me like winter. (smiles) But the last one makes me yearn for spring!

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    1. Hi Mary, there is beauty in winter, but I am just ready for warmer days.

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  12. Wonderfully constructed ... a beautiful and melodious piece.

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  13. You paint a serene, peaceful scene of the seasons. I like "passion hibernating".

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    1. I think passion does hibernate in the winter. It makes one feel a bit sluggish, I guess the crisp air can be invigorating,

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  14. Really lovely cinquains Trudessa.

    Much💖love

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    1. Thanks Gillena! Have a wonderful week.

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  15. You know cinquains can become very addictive:) Summers go by quickly and winters seem immeasurably long. I can imagine how you are all waiting for Spring in the northern hemisphere...it wont be long now.

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    1. Smiling, cinquains are addicting..you can say a lot in so few words.

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  16. What a strange winter in Northern New Mexico? It has been cold at night and early morning, but by midmorning, it is a nice as can be. So little snow. I miss the usual winter! It seems to have skipped us this year. So, when spring comes, it will be too soon. Winter, we hardly knew you.

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    1. Well, here winter has graced us with snow, wind and brutally cold days. I am ready for a bit of sunshine. Funny, I never thought of New Mexico as a cold place with snow.

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  17. Wonderful words of winter.
    The idea of passion thrashing in the throes of a dream is intoxicating. Lovely!
    Anna :o]

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  18. Truly beautiful and gorgeous image!

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