When the Ice Man Comes

The Ice Man comes, all rights reserved
The Ice Man comes, all rights reserved
icicles in rows, all rights reserved
icicles in rows, all rights reserved
roof tops, all rights reserved
roof tops, all rights reserved
Icy signs, all rights reserved
Icy signs, all rights reserved
white canopy, all rights reserved
white canopy, all rights reserved


The signs are all left behind, when the cold winds blow,

merciless drafts then descend, upon the earth, below.


A white canopy spreads, across the landscape, wide,

snow flakes flutter in breezes, as small creatures hide.


Curling smoke of chimneys, swirl, above rooftops, high,

in December, to leave its mark, to melt away, by and by.


The Ice Man comes to greet the soil, a sickle in his hand,

big limbs fall, in great heaps, beneath trees that stand.


A time for rest and happy dreams, now to see us through,

an envisioning of tomorrow's time, of our things to do.


The Ice Man flees all too soon, yet, signs he leaves behind,

icicles line in rows, on the fence, his presents, to remind.





wild creatures scurry, all rights reserved
wild creatures scurry, all rights reserved

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Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

Love it, how unique! Wow, what photos amazing photos there you have captured.

Up and more and sharing

Merry Christmas,

Faith Reaper


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bravewarrior 2 years ago from Central Florida

Beautiful, whonu. It's been 37 years since I've seen an icicle. They are beautiful!


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks my friend and these cycles are quite beautiful. We are having a bit of a cold spell in the Midwest. whonu


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

I would like to correct my spelling of icicles. thanks,whonu


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks Faith Reaper and blessings. whonu


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aviannovice 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Yes, the Ice Man always manages to come. It is always a welcome visit for me, as it is a reminder of happy days back home.


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks for sharing, my friend. whonu


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teaches12345 2 years ago

This is so appropriate for my dear friends up north who are experiencing the winter snow today. I love your pics and artwork that help readers visualize the poetry.


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks teaches, and blessings. whonu

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