Winter Blues

Winter Blues

A Poem by Gee
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Simple words

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Today, the sun laboured to barely half sky height,
a long summer's exertions seemingly wearying it's ascent
before it slid slowly to the horizon,
casting shadows long and eastward.
Trees that were lit like beacons
as autumn died its beautiful death,
stood stark, arthritic, naked,
their branches grasping for a warmth now gone.
A lone crow cawed, it's cry haunting
as it echoed through the copse,
before trailing off into the distance across fields now barren,
summers harvest long since reaped.
In the coming weeks, months, all will be dusted white,
crisp underfoot, as winter slowly, surely, takes hold.
I shivered, pulled my collar around my ears,
" roll on spring " I uttered...........






























© 2018 Gee



Author's Note

Gee
Just thoughts as to what lays ahead.....brrrr

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I can agree its almost summer and its like winter NEVER WANTS to end. Signs of the times i suppose very descriptive.

Posted 7 Months Ago


Gee

7 Months Ago

Thank you......did anybody write about your lips ???
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7 Months Ago

lolll nope still waiting
Poetic and descriptive. I can tell from the way this is written that you appreciate nature. there are some very nice lines, "A lone crow cawed, its cry haunting", is one of them. I also enjoyed the alliteration in that line. You conjured up some beautiful imagery and I very much enjoyed this poem. Thank you.

Posted 8 Months Ago


Gee

8 Months Ago

Thank you Christine. Yep love nature, love the outdoors, hate the cold. Man should be allowed to hib.. read more
As I wake to another two feet of snow, hearing it is with us until Thursday, I said exactly the same...Roll on spring indeed. I have never felt farther from a Barbie in my life.
You capture the blues so well. :)

Posted 9 Months Ago


Gee

9 Months Ago

Ken said that when she cleared off with action man.
I seriously hate the cold and have spent .. read more
Lorry

9 Months Ago

Ha. Not good. As we all got told to stay home, we are all snowed in under four feet of it. It has ju.. read more
Well I think your 'simple words' are truly beautiful. This is such an evocative little poem, cleverly expressed with imaginative use of words. I could feel the chill at the end too. Hopefully Spring will soon be here and the sun can fill us with new inspiration.

Posted 10 Months Ago


Gee

10 Months Ago

Thank you Aunty
Great Aunt Astri

10 Months Ago

:>>>>>>>>>>>>
their branches grasping for a warmth now gone.
A lone crow cawed, it's cry haunting
as it echoed through the copse,
before trailing off into the distance across fields now barren,

I REALLY LOVED this part. This is wonderful.

Posted 11 Months Ago


Gee

11 Months Ago

Thank you..
You have such a way with words! Your vocabulary is expansive as evidenced in this poem. Also I loved the imagery. A favorite line: "Trees that were lit like beacons/as Autumn died its beautiful death".

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gee

1 Year Ago

Thank you kindly, I just try to keep it simple. Nowt worse than grasping for the meaning of someone'.. read more
Oh how I dread the coming Winter! Right after Christmas time, a light-deprived depression sets in. My body never seems to get warm. I live in fear of falling on the ice covered sidewalks. Spring can't come soon enough for me.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gee

1 Year Ago

Thank you. Yep, I work outside in construction so hate the cold.
Wendy Seames Garner

1 Year Ago

I feel so sorry for you!
love this its summer in sydney australia came yesterday 1st Dec,
i love spring summer hate winter
autum is lovely and fresh
roll on your summer. xxx love your work

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gee

1 Year Ago

Thank you kindly
This is one of the very best descriptions of this time of the year, as it appears to me out my vast mountain panorama . . . I watch & watch as the season unfolds, wishing I could find a better way to describe it . . . which is what you've done here, gotten inside my head & found those perfect words! I love it! I can see & feel it! (((HUGS))) Fondly, Margie

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gee

1 Year Ago

Thank you, still a bit taken aback when such kind reviews from my peers. Very much appreciated, neve.. read more
At times winter can be a lonely, haunting season. Skillfully written with beautiful details.enjoyable to read more than once

Posted 1 Year Ago


Gee

1 Year Ago

Cheers KC.....

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Added on October 27, 2017
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