An Audio Rapid Rhyme
Winter whispers in my ear
cold & flu season is definitely here.
We have not been spared–no dismissals,
no chance at making ourselves useful.
Cuddled under covers with our loves,
fishing through movies in fingerless gloves.
No “White Christmas”, but payback has landed,
thankful to God I’m sheltered–not stranded.
I’m taking time to count my blessings,
praying intently, sharing my confessions.
The days ahead are getting longer,
my broken heart is beating stronger.
Old Man Winter isn’t asking for much,
one day soon, I’ll embrace the touch
of anyone in my circle or crew
I’m waiting for that day, it’s true.
Isolation keeps me weary,
my brown eyes are often teary.
I can’t change the season,
and there’s really no reason
for me to rush time.
Here and now is sublime.
winter snow whips through
blanketing the city streets
a late “White Christmas.”
Here are a few of my favorite photos from the past couple weeks. They’ve brought me a bit of joy and feeling of contentment. I hope they do the same for each of you.
autumn’s grip embraces
the birds–their church
begins early in the morning,
no other congregation
secures my attention–I’m