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Wintertime

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Below is the poem entitled Wintertime which was written by poet Dave Timperley. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Wintertime

The sun sets the sky on fire, one of those wonderful moments, the Mediterranean Sea aflame, moments that take your breath away. Winter in Cyprus can be awesome, with the short blasts of rain. The parched earth gives up it hidden fruits again, the green grass covers the land. The flowers blossom one more time. Gone is the barrenness born of heat. Like a second Spring coming overnight, the weeds are also Gods bounty, they suckle on the life giving rain and wild blossoms abound the hills.
Spring has it's welcoming blooms and Summer provides the warmth while Autumn offers the coolness of night. Then Winter enters with it's blustery display. All too soon, but not soon enough, the seasons scramble to outdo each other. All so splendid each in it's own way now Winter gives us it's spectacular show. Electric fireworks race across the leaden sky, chased forever by a thunderous roar, a free display of natures might as light and sound and rain explode as we sit in our homes in a first class seat.

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  1. Date: 2/26/2013 10:35:00 AM
    Rated it 7... You are too keen in describing every detail with great sophistication! Loved it!

    Timperley Avatar Dave Timperley
    Date: 2/28/2013 2:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    words paint pictures my friend. Thanks for stopping by. God Bless. Dave.
  1. Date: 2/23/2013 6:43:00 AM
    Very descriptive and expressive work..Enjoyed reading this one today..I can just see the scene..Are the winters' mild in Cyrprus?..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

    Timperley Avatar Dave Timperley
    Date: 2/28/2013 2:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Sara, yes they are moderate, though we find that 10' is cold at night. Still enjoy breakfast on the veranda in 25' today . Thanks for your comments. God Bless. Dave.
  1. Date: 2/22/2013 12:07:00 PM
    A painting in words that forms a clear picture with feelings... Much enjoyed !!

    Timperley Avatar Dave Timperley
    Date: 2/22/2013 1:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for stopping by Debra, your comments are much appreciated. God bless. Dave.
  1. Date: 2/10/2013 11:56:00 PM
    Who needs to see a photograph when one reads what you have written? I can just visualize the scene. Raymond.

    Timperley Avatar Dave Timperley
    Date: 2/11/2013 1:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mnay thanks for your comment Raymond, that's a wonderful way to describe how it is. 'They' say a picture can paint a thousand words, I prefer the words sometimes, for they can paint how you feel. God Bless.