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Isam Hussain

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Winter, the Unwelcomed Guest


We didn’t expect him to make such an appearance,
believing Global Warming had banished his presence.
But he came marching in with a vengeance,
confounding our knowledge and intelligence.

Myriads of snow flakes followed in his wake,
like a swarm of locusts descending on the land,
covered our roads and fields in a white shroud;
little did we know that his intentions were bad.

We welcomed him, children rejoiced in him,
thinking he would stay awhile and then go;
but his minions kept on coming in waves,
conquering, laying waste all before him.

There was nothing we could do but wait,
hoping for warmer weather to quicken his gait;
but our hope was in vain, the bully did not budge,
he was like someone bearing a heavy grudge.

But we humans are made of sterner stuff,
we will tough it out and call his bluff;
let him threaten, huff and puff,
he’ll soon sling his hook and be off

Submitted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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