Feb. 5, 2018

Grounds for the Spring

Punxsutawney Phil
Saw his shadow today,
Then did an ‘about face,’
And scurried away.

No fan of the winter
He shrugged, and sighed eeks!
Then returned to his den
For another six weeks.

And, so, it seems winter
Will take its sweet time
In yielding to spring’s
Magnanimous chime.

Can hardly wait for spring. Written February 2, 2018 for Groundhog’s Day.

© 2018 Walterrean Salley