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I WISH YOU b. Malin

Updated on January 31, 2011
Photo by Stephan  "Frog Figure in Snow"
Photo by Stephan "Frog Figure in Snow"


I wrote this piece a few years back. I would like to dedicate it to this Crazy Winter...And my friends up North... Whom I wish lots of Sunshine to melt the Snow, and a Beautiful early Spring...

Hey Spring, where are you?

I know that you're under that blanket of Snow...

Somewhere nestled deep,

Peacefully Sleeping.

While we walk around,

In a constant state of CHILL.

Most of us have learned to live with the Cold.

But "I" personally DESPISE it!

As one would, their worst enemy.

I envy those people who don't feel the cold...

Their skin has a HEALTHY GLOW.

While mine just gets CHAPPED AND RED,

And gives me the urge to stay in BED.

But just when I think, I've had enough...

That I can't take it anymore,

SPRING comes!

Glorious Spring...A time of rebirth...

And I come to life, once again.

I am reborn!

I have made it through.

The air around me smells so fresh, so new.

I feel Happy, for the first time in months.

I look up at the sky...

That big beautiful sky,

And watch birds of many colors flying by.


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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Hey Fossillady, we are all so with you! Thanks for sharing the verse and stopping by.

      AMF, long time no hear, so glad you stopped by, and I couldn't agree with your words more, except ditto for Florida as well! LOL.

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      AMF 6 years ago

      So mr groundhog just gave us hope for an early spring...for that I will surely dance and sing! But first we're heading for the left coast...the place where those who love sun, sand and surf can always boast!

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      Kathi 6 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      I'm think'n Spring,

      Oh yes indeed,

      when old man winter,

      gives it up to the birds and the bees!

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thank you Truckstop Sally for coming by and enjoying my Poem...and for becoming a follower.

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      Truckstop Sally 6 years ago

      Thanks for warming me up this AM with your beautiful images. Birds of many colors flying by . . .

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Spring is HOPE...a time of rebirth...everything is so new, and fresh, and alive once again...Yes, Shygirl2 I agree with you 100%, thanks for stopping by.

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      shygirl2 6 years ago

      Aw...spring! Although we have just gotten alot of the cold without the white stuff, I am still looking forward to spring. It rains more than anything here! I love spring too, as it feels like it brings new hope, doesn't it? ; )

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Stay for awhile and get warm epigramman...before you head back to COLD Canada. LOL.

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ...well with your rich and evocative writing you always put a 'spring' into my step - and my mind follows ......

      it's my body that I'm worried about - lol lol lol - it's still stuck back here in the dead of another cold Canadian winter - lol lol

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Hi 50 Caliber...I have to agree with you, it's wonderful to be out of the cold. Florida has had it's share of "cold spells"...but it beats SNOW...I'm not complaining...So glad you enjoyed my poem.

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      I'm so gald that I could do that for you bluesar, with my Poetry words...please stop by anytime.

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      50 Caliber 6 years ago from Arizona

      b. Malin, great poem voted you up, in Arizona Land right now according to my mini weather station we have suffered from the lower 40s to the freezing highs of 70*, I'm so glad to be free of the cold, it gets miserable hot but I've yet to have to shovel the heat :) peace, 50

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      Annette Donaldson 6 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Lovely, such a miserable cold day here today, really cheered me up.

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Christopher Price you are probably right...But I left Conn. for Baltimore, and later, N.J...and now for a few months, I'm in Florida, and not missing the SNOW. Anyway, thanks for stopping by.

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      Christopher Price 6 years ago from Vermont, USA

      b. Malin:

      When people from Connecticut want to learn what Winter is they come to Vermont! LOL

      I too can relate to your wish for an early Spring...something before mid-April! :{)


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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      What can I say breakfastpop...I'm glad the weather does not deter your spirits...But I still wish you an "Early Spring"!

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      WillStarr, I love the Seasons too...But when I lived in New England (Conn.) Winter lasted much too long for me...and I was not a WINTER PERSON. Spring is more me! Thanks for your compliment, and for stopping by.

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      breakfastpop 6 years ago

      I have been living in a frozen tundra for weeks and more stuff is on the way. It is pretty though.

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      WillStarr 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Well done!

      I love the seasons, but you're right...there's nothing to compare with the melting of the snow-pack and the first green blades of new grass.