Breaking the Ice

In midwinter
the snowdrops bloom
helping deter
the winter gloom
The strength I see
through their beauty
restores my core

Words and images © Stephen W. Buchanan 2022

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

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Happy Merry

The twinkling lights
Holiday songs
Gift-wrapped delights
Good-willing throngs
Joyful reasons
for the seasons
found where love's shared

Words and images © Stephen W. Buchanan 2021

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

Hey! My daughter Bee has an Etsy site for “Hand sewn decorative items” – RaccoonStitches! Please check it out!