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Springtime's warmth thaws me out,
Sunshine and birds and frogs call to me,
On my belt a leather cup holds my little tripod,
My camera is glad to be shed of winter's chill.

Hot summer days bring thunderstorms,
The sun and rain encourage growth,
I love to photograph the rainbows,
To taste the fresh picked berries.
                                                     
Frosty autumn evenings come one, then another,
And soon the trees are lit so brightly
It's like tasting a spicy peppermint,
But with eyes tingling instead of tongue.

Then winter's first snow falls,
Peaceful, calm, covering everything,
Then just cold, and cold, and more cold,
I meet each new day with sad, sad surrender.

Till next the warmth calls me out again...
I've not had much online time lately. This past weekend, when I wasn't on the go, I was working extra-time on a work problem that's been ongoing. Today (or more correctly now, yesterday), I had a bit of time online, but didn't even begin to catch up comments, much less devs...

I stumbled across another site where I read a challenge. Similar to :iconelorine:'s writing sparks, this site had a 2-word challenge. You could write anything you want, as long as it has these two words together in it somewhere. Only, they gave you four choices:

summer days, sad surrender, spicy peppermint, leather cup

Whichever one you chose to use, you had to include it in the title as well as within the text of the work. Now, me being the nature lover that I am - lover of ALL seasons, not just one or two, I got "sparked" and this was the result... Not just one of the two-word phrases, but all of them. :)
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:iconblueskye27:
Blueskye27 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Lovely.
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:iconarkansawyer:
arkansawyer Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
:D Another gather.com challenge.
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:iconelorine:
Elorine Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2007  Hobbyist
Sounds like a fun challenge. It's nice work you did with it, too. :)
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:iconarkansawyer:
arkansawyer Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!! :D
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:iconelorine:
Elorine Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2007  Hobbyist
You're welcome. :aww:
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eskimoblueboy Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Neat piece. The challenge is interesting.
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:iconarkansawyer:
arkansawyer Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! I thought so, too...
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:iconeskimoblueboy:
eskimoblueboy Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
:) You're welcome.
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lovelyart Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2007
you did good =) this is the first time I've actually known that you have written poetry, and you did really good to! :+fav:
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:iconarkansawyer:
arkansawyer Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you!! if you go here: [link] you can see a few other things of mine...
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