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Waiting For The Snow

written by: Ann Christine Tabaka

 

Foreboding sky
Dark and gray
Still and calm
Is the day

You can feel it
In your bones
Winter is coming
The old world groans

You can smell it
In the air
Soon to cover
Trees so bare

Dry air charged
Static electricity
Sparks and giggles
Bring such felicity

Birds gather
Then take flight
Visions of which
Make senses excite

The first snowflake
Drifts to earth
Bringing with it
Peals of mirth

A white Christmas
Soon to be
Snow on ground
And every tree

Ann Christine Tabaka

Ann Christine Tabaka

SEPTEMBER 2018 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Ann Christine Tabaka was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize in Poetry. She is the winner of Spillwords Press 2020 Publication of the Year (Poetic), has been internationally published, and won poetry awards from numerous publications. She is the author of 10 poetry books. She has recently been published in several micro-fiction anthologies and short story publications. Christine lives in Delaware, USA. She loves gardening and cooking. Chris lives with her husband and four cats. Her most recent credits are: The American Writers Review; The Phoenix; Burningword Literary Journal; Muddy River Poetry Review; The Write Connection; Ethos Literary Journal, North of Oxford, Pomona Valley Review, Page & Spine, West Texas Literary Review, The Hungry Chimera, Sheila-Na-Gig, Foliate Oak Review, The Stray Branch, The McKinley Review, Fourth & Sycamore (a complete list of publications is available upon request).
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