The Colour of Winter

frost on grass

Crisply crackling icy white

clings to umber grass tonight;

pewter wall and pewter sky

with pewter clouds drift silent by,

while robed in velvet, dark and deep,

a cheesecake moon falls fast asleep.

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29 comments on “The Colour of Winter

  1. adaisygarden says:

    Great photo, and wonderful word play!

  2. Melody, this is a fabulous fun one! I love “cheesecake moon”! You’ve put together two wonderful things… yum!
    Blessings to you dear friend ~ Wendy

  3. You got me at cheesecake 😀 The rhythm is great too , feels like a love song.

  4. Magical sheen shrieking winter beauty! Wonderful Melody~again !

    • melodylowes says:

      Wow – thanks! We are in the middle of a wild blizzard tonight. I wish I could take a picture of it – I guess you’ll have to imagine it for yourself… 🙂 Now THAT is shrieking winter beauty!!

  5. RoSy says:

    There is always something so naturally beautiful about your writing & it’s nice to see the photos that inspires it.

  6. Caddo Veil says:

    Hmmm–lots of pewter. And cheesecake–you know I was going to make one today, but got overwhelmed with my pound cakes. Which, by the way, taste heavenly–so it’s another of those Beauty and the Beast culinary tales…who knew?? Anyway–I thought you were concerned about winter poetry, mourning the sleeping garden flowers and all? My, my–you can do any season, my dear!! And personally, I LOVE writing/reading winter poetry.

  7. Gallivanta says:

    I always thought that old moon was made of plain, ordinary cheese, but ,nope, it’s not just cheese; it’s cheese….cake. Delicious!

  8. Debbie says:

    This was one tasty poem, Melody! Thank you for delighting us!

  9. Dina says:

    Hi Melody
    a very nice combination of writing and photography, I like it! * 🙂
    Love
    DIna

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