Winters Presence

Winter is a verdant valley kissed by cold

Here remains a summer long forgotten

Hidden underneath drifts of cotton

Adorned in peaceful morning skies of gold


Winter dines on fruits of Autumn harvest

The landscape is a stretched, pearly canvas

Moonlight shows a crystal, white Atlantis

Sculpted by an angelic artist


Winter smells of sugar sweets saccharine

And emerald Christmas trees all a-sparkle

Of kindly figures matriarchal

Snow dances in hues of sapphirine


Winter’s melody plays light and airy

While children dream of dancing sugar-plum fairies.


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