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Old Man Winter
by larry r linville
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
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It's been a long winter and I am very happy that spring has finally arrived.

 

 
He was unwelcomed as he walked right in.
I wore a smile that was very chagrin.
He said he could not stay very long
but I soon discovered that he was wrong.
 
The longer he stayed the worse my life went
but his presence I soon grew to resent.
My schedule was upset and all a mess.
I wanted him to leave I must confess.
 
Many times he went right up to the door
then he would remember just one thing more.
Each time he came back close to talk to me
I knew there was no place for me to flee.
 
A robin appeared just the other day
and the old man got up and went away.
Now I’m standing and starting to sing.
How happy I am that it is now spring.


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Reviewed by Michelle Mead
Perfect!! How true this is of the seasons, going then coming back, it is really wonderful how you did this, a keeper for sure.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
The season of renewal and energy bursting in color, a warm and soothing write...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by D Johnson
You said it all! Nice write.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Ah, if we didn't have the weather to complain about, what would we do . . . LOL . . . Just kidding, Larry, it has been a long and difficult winter . . .
Reviewed by c lea harris
yep, old man winter, came here to Michigan, looks like he's here to stay for awhile, he's let spring sneak in, only for a day or two, then he swept it away, I am ready for spring, the ice to break, my fishing pool getting a little rusty.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
For those that never feel envy...here in south Sweden we haven't got winter for the first time! ! ! and Spring has been around since January with a few crazy crocuses basking in the weak sun.

Georg
Reviewed by John Leko
...well penned verse of a welcomed season...and a long wished for farewell.
John
Reviewed by George Carroll
I saw my first robin the other day a sure sign of Spring.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Ditto...Ed
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