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Jealous Winter

~ can you tell I'm ready for SPRING???! hehe ~ Jealous Winter by Amy Swanson Winter... you come and go like a child playing peek-a-boo from behind Spring's shy curtain Winter... you are such a jealous child! So grudging of the warmth and life of your Spring sibling you race to steal the show each time your sister dares to show her pretty face and share her smiling warmth gracing us with her gentle presence -- your ego too large to take a back seat. Enough, Winter! You have had your day Your turn is no more... The curtain has closed on you yet you insist on coming back for unwanted encores. Oh Spring... please come to shower us with warmth and life and love... and send your jealous sister back to Mother!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2009




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Date: 3/20/2009 6:22:00 AM
Amy this is awesome! It reminds me of me and my oldest sister. We are like day & night. Hot & cold..OIL & VINEGAR!! And you differentiating Spring and Winter makes me feel like you were comparing them to feuding sisters!! Like My sister & I! I looove it!! Luv Lau
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Date: 2/28/2009 12:06:00 PM
Amy - this is so awesome and so true! Teased and taunted by Spring now jealous winter is threatening 6 inches of snow for Monday morning! Love the Personification! Excellent piece! Love, Shar
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Date: 2/28/2009 8:30:00 AM
Cute and clever, and right on target! Yeah...that old winter is jealous, and has been taking many encores these last few weeks. We are in for more of her stealing the show this next week, darn! well done, Amy! ~Carrie
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Date: 2/28/2009 7:44:00 AM
You are a busy woman this morning Amy.. such wonderful poetry.. this is great..spring needs to get here quickly....good work. Chris.
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Date: 2/28/2009 7:39:00 AM
I love your comparing Winter to a jealous sister wanting to steal the "show". It was 14 degrees here yesterday and right now it's almost 50...Winter needs to go to Momma's house and stay there!!! Much love, Steve
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