Spring and Winter ii by William Shakespeare

Fresh_snow

fresh snow

WHEN icicles hang by the wall,
And Dick the shepherd blows his nail,
And Tom bears logs into the hall,
And milk comes frozen home in pail,
When blood is nipp’d, and ways be foul,
Then nightly sings the staring owl,
To-whit!
To-who!–a merry note,
While greasy Joan doth keel the pot.

When all aloud the wind doe blow,
And coughing drowns the parson’s saw,
And birds sit brooding in the snow,
And Marian’s nose looks red and raw,
When roasted crabs hiss in the bowl,
Then nightly sings the staring owl,
To-whit!
To-who!–a merry note,
While greasy Joan doth keel the pot.

 

For: Nurt Thursday – Be Softer

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3 comments

  1. becca givens · January 15, 2016

    Thank you for sharing with Nurturing Thursday! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  2. ladyleemanilasphotos · January 15, 2016

    my pleasure, Becca 🙂 have a nice weekend ❤

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