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Ohio January

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Ohio January

White icing spread atop cut-out trees,
Shrubs melt,
expose green cutout cookie snowflakes,
Blue skies shove away clouds,
reveal warm glossy blanketed fields,
Sunshine toasts the breeze a golden crisp.
Gazing out the picture window,
I watch as God bakes another day of Ohio January.

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  1. Date: 4/21/2009 11:45:00 AM

    I can see the picture through the words nice

  1. Date: 4/21/2009 6:23:00 AM

    We get the same weather (Pa.). I've been talking to my wife about Florida or Arizona. Somewhere that I don't need a shovel on the back porch during the Winter. You do paint a pretty picture of Ohio January though. God Bless. Vince

  1. Date: 3/22/2009 2:37:00 PM

    Beautiful imagery here, Robin!! I spent 3 years in Toledo back in the 60's and the winters became more than I wanted to deal with ... smile ... it snows here in Eugene but not like back there!!!

  1. Date: 3/21/2009 9:47:00 AM

    Great imagery and creativity Robin, the combining of cooking and nature is great...Raul

  1. Date: 3/21/2009 9:09:00 AM

    The creative imagery works well in this poem. Love the interesting perspective of the last line--strong way to end. Blessings to you for sharing your talent with us. Thank you for your kind comment. Karen

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 10:27:00 PM

    I live in Ohio as well, and I must say that this is quite appropriate for the state. Great job!

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 3:43:00 PM

    Great job, and so cute! A lovely picture you have painted!! Wonderful~ Carrie

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 12:46:00 PM

    Robin, very clever and creative. I see the imagery crystal clear. Awesome! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 3/20/2009 9:03:00 AM

    Love your use of food and cooking terms to describe the image of January in Ohio. Well done, Robin. Thanks for sharing!