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Mr Spring

Hello. My name is Spring and I make an appearance every year.
People have often made comments of me like, 'Spring is in the air'.
For Daylight Saving Time, many will say 'Fall back and Spring forward'.
Well, they can say that,  but sometimes I am early and other times late.

Sometimes, Old Man Winter hangs around too long, taking up my 'air space'.
And sometimes, I can't wait to 'Spring forward', attempting to push him aside. 
That's right my friend, there is more going on up there than meets the eye.
And when cold clashes with heat, especially in my season, there's always 
trouble in the sky. And usually, when there's trouble in the sky, it's not long before there's trouble on the ground. I might show up before I am officially 
due or I may come after I'm due. It's another way of saying that I might be in the air but not on the ground in your neck of the woods.  I may be in the air, but you do not see, hear, or even feel me. You take this winter of 2019 for example.  I don't rightly know what's going on out here, and I don't know how long Mr. Winter is going to last, but things are definitely much different. 

Anyway, I want to say that each of us seasons has to show up and do our job, and I'm hoping that, as you might be also, Mr. Winter does not overstay or infringe upon my responsibilities.  I have to show up on time to restore life, create beauty, and get things growing again.  I can't do that if Mr. Winter wears out his welcome, and it is absolutely unthinkable to try pushing him around because he's much stronger than I. So whereas I might be in the air, I might also be there cold and covered in snow, just waiting my turn.

03052019PoSoupContest, Spring Is In The Air, Emile Pinet

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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