Northern Summer Fun (Day 6): A poem about Canadian Summer (Winter?)

It is Summer in the North
It is dark under this Sun
The flowers went to hide
Because here comes:
A wind that bites!

I am missing a few piecesfile9321290884905
After going for a walk.
I got left, just seven fingers
Which is plenty if you write.

Hug my soul before it freezes
In this Northern Summer fun
It’s minus twenty digits
I think Winter stole July.

By Jocy Medina

PS. This poem is part of a Writers Digest Daily poetry competition. Each day of the month of April 2015, we are sent a word for a poem.

Day 6 – The prompt for this poem was: Not-as-it-seems

To read other poems from this competition, click here.


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