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Tweener Days of Spring
by R A Beeman

Thursday, April 03, 2008
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I love being in between certain things, but cold and hot only just keep me warm enough until the next time chills my bones or fires up my heart.

Dreary days, sleet, and cold rain give

premise to the reality that the tentacles

of winter still wish to strangle the life of

the beauty that is spring.

I sit up close to the now raging fire and watch

the flames dance as if in celebration.

The cold of the wooden floors permeates from

my feet as if osmosis transports the chill to every

cell in my body.

Tweener days of spring. Winters last grasp on the

the new beginnings that bring life within the sun.

My hands are cold as I warm them over the stove

and think of the tweener life.

Somewhere a young adolescent struggles with their

identity.

Neither a child nor a teenager, they seek their own existence.

Within that same mindset, the winters of my past and the

sun of my future split and leave a void in my present.

The well spring of new beginnings beckons me patience.

I light a candle, vanilla, and inhale the past once again.

New beginnings, tweeners, love lost, love to gain.

Soon the sun will warm the mornings of my life and once

again the palette of colors will flood my mind and etch

permanent memories on my soul.

But for now, I am learning tweener thoughts, tweener

feelings;
the hot and cold of days mixed up.

An intriguing time of life I must say. A time of gleaning

between the cold of
winters last breath and the coming of

the summer of my love.

Tweener? I would rather tween between silken soft legs of

new life.

Savoring the newness of springs dance of love and the

restless yearning of
Tweener thoughts.

 

Rb ©2008

 

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Reviewed by Kate Burnside 4/7/2008
Tweener... being Brit this is a new word on me! But suddenly I realise what I have always been in life! I like the interleaving of your thoughts and comparisons here, Randy. Truly like the budding of spring. TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 4/6/2008
tweener...enjoyed your clever usage here, restless for the warmer times myself
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 4/5/2008
Well written, enjoyed, blessings, Holly
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 4/5/2008
Very beautiful indeed ,have a wonderful and safe day Randy...HUgssss
Reviewed by Staci Gansky-Wagner 4/4/2008
A middle ground, awaiting for a change of season. Lots of meaning in your write. Enjoyed!
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 4/4/2008
Great write. Keep in mind, although they chill us... Those April showers will bring May flowers and warm weather is just a breath away.
God Bless,
Lew
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 4/3/2008
I have mentioned in the past that I am a warm weather person...but you are perhaps the only writer that continually makes me appreciate winter. Beautiful, beautiful writing, Randy.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 4/3/2008
i like this write!! so well put--and when we are right in the middle of that tweener period!
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse 4/3/2008
Randy,
Sensual Write Of Your Longing & Comforts By Your Fire.
I too am ready for spring. All the rain/snow/thunder/lightening combined confuses me with this mix of seasons is not natural.
Now enjoy your fire for spring is blooming under the bite of winters snow.
Embrassť
Vickie
Reviewed by Eileen Granfors 4/3/2008
Oh, I remember the 'tweener days. . .a restless yearning indeed. Nice work, Randy. Eileen
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