Snowfall

snow

Across shallows and brooks

the snow falls driftlessly down

laying thickly over pines and rooftops in town.

Winter softens into spring

but today her cold gaze

diligently waters the ground, a frozen blanket lays.

A perk for bulbs who will hobble forth

quench the thirst of trees and the new growth

the bitter cold will not wane

Oh, why couldn’t Mother Earth just send rain?

2 Comments Add yours

  1. debweeks says:

    Although not all agree, snow is more beautiful than rain.

    1. Farmgirl says:

      Yes it is unless you have to drive to Colorado Springs today! ha!

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