Marilyn Lott

(5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

Can't Change the Weather


Crisp and white and cold
It was a beautiful snowy day
Life seemed devoid of turmoil
As I watched the ducks at play

Trees covered in their lacy winter white
The sky was gray with threatening snow
And yet a bit of white peaked through
It was the best kind’a day I know

And as I drove across a bridge
Slush was forming and the snow rearranged
It seemed as though there was a pause
I knew something was about to change

I love the changing of the weather
A cold and blowing storm
And then as quick as fingers snap
It would be sunny and sweet and warm

I guess whatever the season
Or whatever the weather right now
We might as well just settle in
Can’t change the weather anyhow!

Submitted: Friday, May 18, 2007
Edited: Sunday, February 27, 2011

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  • Kesav Easwaran (11/13/2008 8:36:00 AM)

    And settle for the weather in life too...good imagery here on nature to bring out a nice message...good write...good content 10 (Report) Reply

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