KISS OF SPRING

Spring blew a kiss into the sky Winter caught it in her winds and blustered Spring sprinkled warm sunlight everywhere Winter tried to hide it with her puffed up clouds Spring poured sweet perfumes of fresh cut grass and daffodil blooms across the valley Winter inhaled and sneezed a cold breeze across her snow drenched … Continue reading KISS OF SPRING

Spring Marching In

Spring marching into a warm afternoon announcing her intentions to stay awhile Hysterical seagulls chuckling and chortling as thy swoop in with a colorful kite circling above Giggling children squealing in high pitched voices chasing one another through the park and sliding down for the hundredth time The warmth of the sun mixing with the … Continue reading Spring Marching In

Seasonal Nursery Rhyme

Ring around a rosy moon Pockets full of mittened hands Twilight sky in hues of blackened blues Cold breath creating vapor clouds that drift in the crisp breeze, freezing tear-cicles in my eyes Twinkles of little starlight dance amongst the parted skies revealing remnants of snowmen fading into lawns surrounded by buds longing to burst … Continue reading Seasonal Nursery Rhyme

Island Winter

Lush green canopy Spruce, fir and cedar Raindrops pouring Deep green valley Rolling fields and dense forests Gray dreary skies Deep gray ocean Contrasting red Madrona bark Following the monotone shoreline Ferries skimming over the rippled tide Seagulls soaring and swooping Foghorns announcing arrivals Soothing sights and sounds Rainy winter day in the islands ©Belindabotzong2017

Brilliance

Pristine Crisp Radiant Perfection Brilliance Winter skies Lingering moonlight Glorious sunrise ascends Crisp Frozen mornings after cloudless night Indescribable Brilliant blue Pristine Mountaintops buried in Brilliant white Hilltops dusted in powdery snow Sunshine radiant, brilliant, bright Setting into perfect arrays of orange-pink-gold Brilliant December ©Belindabotzong2017

December Transition

Winter windbreaker Raincoat layered over fleece Elements of autumn retreat Forces of winter advance Battling for a place on the calendar Bitter cold endless drizzle punctuated with icy flakes Indecisive December deceives with her sudden clear blue skies Inviting visitors on pleasant walks in the brief bursts of sunshine Poofy white billowy clouds pull the … Continue reading December Transition