I heard a bird squawk,
While the March winds did blow.
Everything's covered with snow!
"We're just days from Spring,"
I promised, "this much I know".
The schools, they did close,
It was wise I suppose.
"We're just days from Spring,"Reporters promised, "this much I know."
I hopped onto Pintrest, Twitter and Facebook
To find out what's new,
I read half of the SOL posts!
I usually read just a few.
I opened my bookbag,
After all, report cards are due.
I did some laundry,
Dirty clothes? There were a few.
"It's nice to get caught up"
I thought, "that sure is true!"Then, I pulled out a book,
And read till the end.
I opened my computer,
Wrote a post, prepared to hit send.
"You better enjoy this day,"
As I grabbed one thing to mend,
"There will be lots to do
When winter finally comes to an end!
And, we're just days from Spring,
That fact I can defend!"
Thanks to Mrs.Shaklee (my third grade teacher who made us memorize a poem every week) and to Oliver Herford for his mentor poem that has stayed nestled in my brain for a long time.