Season’s Greetings This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

November 21, 2016
Sprouting from the ground, new flowers emerge,
Preparing themselves for the falling precipitation.
Rain pours down, but the flowers stand tall.
Inch by inch they dig their feet deeper into the soil.
New spring flowers have an evanescent scent.
Gardens bloom with plethora colors.

Sun beating, clouds wafting, the sky blue
Under the sky, people roam.
Adventures and family vacations are underway.
Multitudes of children splish and splash in the cool blue water.
Eventually children will return to school,
Reminiscing on the vivacious memories that summer held.

Atop the trees, leaves trickle and bounce their way down to the chilly ground.
Unleashing themselves from their summer homes.
The little child, unruly and energized, throws himself into the pile.
Under the leaves he is hidden from his kind
Moonlight shines through the half-naked trees,
Now the boy must return home, the leaves wisp and whistle as he walks away.

White snowflakes, very ornate, sway back and forth onto children’s tongues.
Icicles form from the snow-covered roofs.
Nights by the crackling fire, warming
frostbitten fingers,
Tobogganing down steep slippery hills,
Everyone stands singing Christmas carols
with cheer and prepare to
Ring in the New Year with resolutions and

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.

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