Goodbye Winter My Friend

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Image by Albrecht Fietz from Pixabay

We’ve said goodbye many times
I’m thankful for the moments shared
In a wool blanket sipping hot cocoa
Staring endlessly at stars on clear nights
As embers from the fire flicker away

I carried the burden of summer
Dripping down from head to toe
Into the majestic fall of leaves
Only to get a soft whispering wind
To satisfy my sleepless nights

When I felt your cool winter kiss
The weight of summer lifted away
Filling welcoming clouds overhead
Where soft white tears gently rained
Until it was time to say goodbye again