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Between Time

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Between Time

We’re now in between time;
The closet’s in flux.
Dressing’s a problem
And clothing’s the crux.

Turtleneck? T-shirt?
Long pants or Capris?
Boots worn with tights
Or just socks to the knees?

Temp’s one day 80,
The next 52;
Sift through my dresser – 
Don’t know what to do.

Short-sleeved tops nestled
Near sweaters of wool.
Time for decisions;
The drawers are too full.

The closet has waiting
My jackets, some light.
Hard to tell which one
Will help me feel right.

Between time just happens
But doesn’t last long.
At least in the winter,
I won’t be dressed wrong!

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  1. Date: 10/11/2012 7:58:00 AM
    This is good. I lived in Chicago many years The Spring Season didn't last long. We had long winters. Now here in Texas, we have long Summers, but when Spring time comes All the trees are green. I always live in Spring, that's the name of my City. Lucy

  1. Date: 10/11/2012 7:11:00 AM
    Love it Ilene ..... ha, ha, ha,..... but such "problems" we have not in Norway - Autumn + Winter: rain, wind, snow, rain, wind and snow .... Spring + Summer: rain, wind, a little sun, rain, wind and a bit of sun ...... welcome :) oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 9:31:00 PM
    I'm so glad you commented on my poem today. I might have missed this wonderful poem that you posted. I love the rhyme and meter of your poem. What a fun and entertaining poem you've written. Great job.

  1. Date: 10/10/2012 7:59:00 PM
    Haha sounds like you live in Uk, thats the problems we face. Well done I liked. Seren