Monday, January 7, 2013

Vanilla-frosted World

Winter flung wide her cupboards
And to the earth unfurled
In soft, snow-sugar aftermath
A vanilla-frosted world

In heaps of silent splendor
Unfathomed morsels drop
And now each lowly fencepost
Is a lustrous lollipop

…and now we all are children
Fleet-foot and fancy-free
As winter spills its wonder
In vanilla-frosted glee

© Janet Martin

Inspired by my daughter as she shouted, 'Look. The world is covered in vanilla frosting!'


  1. Love it Janet. It makes winter sound so delightful!

  2. hehehe i love it :D you make winter sound like a season of some candyland!!


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