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But September Leads to Winter
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By Linda T. Reich
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But September Leads To Winter

The summer has spoiled me,
Such beautiful weather.
Now gone are the days,
Those ties I must sever.

September's unfolding,
Cool mornings are here.
The leaves, changing colors
As winter draws near.

September comes gently,
Changes start slow
But winter is coming
And with it the snow.

Those October rains
Can be damp and so cold.
I'm chilled to the bone
As winter unfolds.

I don't care for winter
But I can't keep it away.
There are reasons for seasons,
God, lead winter's way.

 


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Submitted: Sunday, September 23, 2012

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014

About the Poet
I am a Christian wife, mother, and grandma of five, including twin granddaughters. I love to write poetry, take nature photos, and collect buttons. I have close to 30,000 buttons. I am retired after more than 30 years of senior care including 13 years working with Alzheimers residents. I've been writing poetry (like my mom) since I was little. I still have my first poem. It was in a card I gave to my dad. As an adult I prayed for the gift of encouragement and poetry. I think it's so important to encourage others in their faith and also unbelievers. God has brought me through so much and I am thankful for my salvation. I asked Jesus into my heart and have never regretted a single moment. It was a true blessing when 3 of my poems where published. One in a local newspaper and two in different magazines. You can also find me on my facebook page at Whispers of Hope/Linda T. Reich where I post short devotionals, my nature photos and poems. Thank you. ♥


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