Wednesday, March 7, 2018

"Picnic in the Snow" by Lauren McBride

"Warmth" Watercolor on Paper
By J. Artemus Gordon
Picnic in the Snow
Lauren McBride

With hot chocolate steaming, 
we're dreaming aloud
under a bright blue sky
with a whipped cream cloud.

Poet’s Notes:  I have seen pictures of people sitting at cafe or picnic tables in the snow, seemingly oblivious to the cold, enjoying a hot drink or a meal. I am not in those pictures. I will never be in them. I would be shivering long before my hot chocolate stopped steaming. But I like the idea and so I wrote a poem. 

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