Tuesday, February 7, 2017

A Warm Day in February {SOL 2.07.17}

A warm day in February

An unexpected surprise from Mother Nature

The sweet scent of fresh air through the open crack of a window

The heavy sweater stays in the closet

Bright sunshine casts shadows of tiny bodies running from slide to swings

Chatty geese rest on open water

A much-needed walk after school

The hope that soon we will have more days like

This warm day in February.

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10 comments:

  1. What beautiful poem to capture a February surprise. We had a similar day right here in PA too. It was magical!

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  2. Awesome poem. You captured the essence of a warm day in February. I love those kind of days. When the air is clean and fresh and the sun is shining. :)

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  3. A day to remember in poetry when the snow begins to fly again. We had the gift of a lovely day too.

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  4. A warm day in February's words warm me up because it is damp and cold on Long Island. Enjoy life, Jennifer. You gave me a chance to enjoy your day so thank you.

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  5. We had a beautiful day here in the Washington, D.C. area! Love these words: 'shadows of tiny bodies running from slide to swings'. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Hmmmm--I think we picked up 4-5 inches of snow here in Maine today. Ah, well. I'm glad you enjoyed the warm day and shared it with us.

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  7. Loved this poem ... and hoping that weather is coming our way. Snow, sleet and wind here today in Boston.
    This line grabbed me: The sweet scent of fresh air through the open crack of a window.

    Thanks for the breath of fresh air in your poem.
    Clare

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  8. Isn't this weather crazy for February! We are going from 60 degrees to snow in 24 hours. Yes, we even cracked our windows today.

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  9. Lovely mixture of nature & people, Jennifer. Might there be a companion piece in the works: "A Cold Day in February"? :)

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  10. Loved this! Favorite line: "Chatty geese rest on open water." I could hear them. And I like Brian's idea for a companion piece. Somehow I think there may still be a cold day in February headed your way.

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