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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Who Wants Endless Winter?



I’m so tired of the cold, 
of struggling to warm myself 
in the rare beam of light 
That shines in my world.

I long for
A tropical sun
To chase the eternal chill
From my tired bones, 
A chance for new growth,
A new beginning.



Note: The prompt over at Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads was to write a poem in response to a poem by another contributor.  I chose a poem from Rallentanda, Who Wants Endless Summer?  Be sure to check her poem out too!

5 comments:

Mama Zen said...

This is exactly how I feel! Wonderful write!

Herotomost said...

Mmmmmmm....tropical sun, just got back form Mexico and I am so on board with this poem. Thanks for putting right back at the beach een if only for a moment.

Kay L. Davies said...

Beautifully put, Mary, an excellent response to Rallentanda's plea for cold.
The two poems remind me why my favorite seasons are spring and autumn.
K

Rallentanda said...

Ha..there's summer at the seaside and summer in the outback.Tropical paradise summer I like althougn down under we have a lot of it and sometimes one needs a contrast (maybe not for too long:) Thanks for using my poem Mary.

Mary said...

This poem expresses the thoughts of many, I think. As for me, I am thankful we have really had a mild winter. THIS winter has gone faster than most.