Wednesday, December 21, 2016


I feel so cold.
Ice is forming on my arms.
What is happening to me?
Why are my leaves drying up?
A cold wind just hit me in the face.
I wish I could hide.
But I’m stuck in place.
And waiting.
I think I fell asleep.
For the sun is out.
My ice is melting.
The breeze is now warmer.
It’s brushing the snow
off my cold arms.
My arms feel less heavy.
Soon it will be spring.
Time for celebration.
I can’t wait to see my
green leaves again.
Birds will return to
sit on my arms.
They will build their nests.
Life will be good again.
Only a few short months left.
I will take another snooze.
See you in the spring.

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