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The Joys Of Winter

Winter!  What beauty and pureness unfold
Snow so white, falling like the rain in spring
While some embrace this, others say it’s cold
But this is the season to have a great fling
Dancing and eating, come friends, lets sing

Everywhere the sound of snow bells ringing
Children peeping out the window lips stuck to the pane
Front yards decked with snowmen, icicles dripping
Pull out the snow sleds and toboggans lets go insane
Lets forget about the season when we had wind and rain

Lovers walking to the café, hand in hand
All bundled up, knee high boots, scarves around the neck
Soft and gentle music playing by the in-house band
Nice and cozy on the inside empty chairs on  the deck
Her cheeks all rosy, he cups her face and on her lips plants a peck






For 'Welcoming Winter' contest by Carol Brown

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  1. Date: 12/6/2010 9:56:00 PM
    very beautiful. and sentimental. john

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 7:00:00 PM
    You make it sound very nice and cozy. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 5:47:00 PM
    Plants a peck! I like it congratulations to you Joy!

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 5:13:00 PM
    You make it sound downright wonderful and cheery, Joy. Just like your name, giving joyful expression to winter. Congratulations. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 4:09:00 PM
    Super congrats Joy my friend on your big win in Carol's cool contest Welcoming Winter.. with this exceptional entry luv.. enjoy a sweet victory this happy Sunday with luv..

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 2:40:00 PM
    Congratulations on the win for this excellent entry to the contest, Joy

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 2:21:00 PM
    "Congratulations Joy!" You've written a Joy for us to enjoy. A beauty for a worthy poem's recognition. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 2:00:00 PM
    So glad to see this poem in the winners' circle, Joy. Congratulations! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/28/2010 1:46:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in my "Welcoming Winter"contest Joy. Love, Carol 11/28/2010

  1. Date: 11/15/2010 6:01:00 PM
    nice entry for the contest,, Always enjoying your poem.. wee now i don't want to step the cold,,, love the write,,, the rosy cheeks say it all,, enjoyed,..p.d.

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 9:34:00 AM
    How wonderfully you describe the sights and sounds that make winter a welcome season, Joy! Best wishes in Carol's contest. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 8:42:00 AM
    Very fine write with a keen sense of observation of the nature, Joy. Good luck

  1. Date: 11/10/2010 8:16:00 AM
    a delightful, well-scribed read, joy.. best of luck in the contest! warmest, nette