` Rainstorm At the grocer’s. Just as I was all done. My cart full of goodies is now All wet! I too Am now soaked through. Left umbrella in car. Stupid and now paying for it: Drip, drip.
Winter Is trying hard To stick around too long. My daffodils are ’bout to pop: Hurry!
Gray days strain at my nerves. One now and then isn’t bad. But day after day of gray after gray Is starting to make me quite sad. My psyche’s all out of whack Mornings are like end of day. I don’t mean to whine, but with no sun to shine, Even my blue car turnsContinue reading “Gray Days”
My offering for this week’s challenge: A Cloud Sandwich To participate visit HERE. ~~~
Visit “A Dash of Sunny” to get the details about participating. RAIN I love rain: The showers of spring that stir up life and its delightful scents. The soft, warm summer rains I can walk in, The cooling, freshening rains that end a scorching July drought, The thundering, pounding rains of a sudden summer storm,Continue reading “Prompt Nights 16: Rain”
Cinquain # 6: Global Warming??? The say Earth’s growing warm. But Spring has brought cold winds And frigid nights. Me thinks someone Has lied. * There’s still plenty of time to take part. Visit NaPoWriMo.net. You can follow the prompts on that site or write something from your own ideas. I’m doing only cinquain this year,Continue reading “NaPoWriMo 2016 – Day 6”
Rain in the city ~~~
We are now to Day 3 of NaPoWriMo, and since our hostess insists that the prompts on the host site are completely optional — and that we are free to write any poem we choose — I have taken the liberty again today to write a poem that I had in my heart. WeContinue reading “NaPoWriMo – Day 3 — The Flood”
Nine degrees below freezing, with wind chills of 20° below. Thirty below, with wind chills of 55° below. And that’s in the ‘lower 48.’ Forecasts sound like a broken record: “Ice and snow today, with snow tomorrow, and more ice the following day. Look for more of the same next week and the next.” SnowContinue reading “Is Hell Freezing Over?”
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It really is spring! You can see it in the air! It’s in all those big white things that are swirling madly through the air and sticking to all the trees, the yards, and the cars. My Southern Illinois (USA) neighborhood yesterday, March 25, 2013.
This week’s prompt: “… the unseasonal weather meant …” Here’s my response: A Woman Scorned The unseasonal weather meant she’d have to dig through the packed-away winter clothes for a coat and gloves. April … and 32º! She hated winter! Hated weddings! She’d tried to find an excuse not to go, but no chance. AndContinue reading “100-Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week # 81 – A Woman Scorned”
These delightful daffodils — golden bells of sunshine — exploded in my back yard a day ago. They always come — regardless of what the weather man says. A friend told me today that she heard a winter-weather advisory for this area, and I responded that almost every year, as soon as my daffodils comeContinue reading “Just Do It”