Mummified

Mummified in icy tomb,

Petrified in snowy case;

Sleeping deep in winter’s womb,

Snuggled down ‘neath quilted lace.

Drowser, nap the cold away,

Tucked and bundled in your bed;

Dream of Spring’s approaching day

As  fairer visions fill your head.

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The irony, the irony!  The common name of this plant?  “Snow in Summer”…

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14 comments on “Mummified

  1. Alastair says:

    Haha what a good name 😀

    Three great poems again. Love them , Melody

  2. RoSy says:

    It’s name asked for it 😉

  3. akateacher says:

    Did you get snow already?! I’m dreading our first snow.

  4. Caddo Veil says:

    Wow, “Snow in Summer”–I love irony.

  5. Debbie says:

    So delicate and fragile looking somehow, in the snow! Thanks for such lovely pics and words for us to think on!

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