John A. Hancock

Rookie (July 1st 1963 / Toronto)

Sonnet # 140 Winter Blues


Nights seem endless whilst winter reigns
How such a dreary season can carry on
Making droll dawn's rising sun
When nary a bird the morning greets in song
Far to soon daylight eventide concedes
Prompting stars eariler to display
Stellar specks of twinkling white
Just as their lunar cousin takes the stage
The cold is merciless, unforgiving
Street ice dodgey strolling makes
Curses bent on soupy puddles
Oft a wet shoe enunciates
Return sweet rain and with thy might
Relieve our suffering from dismal winter's blight

Submitted: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Sonnet # 140 Winter Blues by John A. Hancock )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]