MY SNOW FRIEND
Here from my window,|
I can see the neighborhood children at play.
They're laughing and shouting merrily
On this snowy December day.
They've asked me nicely for a carrot.
For a scarf and an old hat too,
And begged a few buttons from my button jar.
I need not ask what they're up to.
There he stands, he's a handsome chap.
A whimsical friend made of snow.
His debonair grin, the tilt of his hat,
The buttons on his vest, those I know.
The children have all retreated,
They've gone home to their families.
I can only smile as I admire this gift,
The snow friend they built lovingly.
Each day when I look out of the window
My frosty companion looks in.
He smiles at me with his big button eyes,
And I reciprocate with a grin.
I remember building my own snowmen
And how I cried when April rolled 'round.
That's when the sunshine melted them away.
Into big puddles on the ground.
I know Frosty'll be around for awhile.
I'll wave and greet him each day.
And, yes, I know I'll miss him so.
In the springtime, for he cannot stay.
Theme: Childhood Fun
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