Swimming in Winter
It is vacation time, and we
No, this is not a must. We will,
It is the season for this play,
And season follows season, when
A time to fast. Then time to feast
Spring flowers follow winter snow
Or is this sequence really so
Does life come like the roll of waves,
Does winter never flinch? Refuse
I’ve seen the tulips buried in
Yet, it is time to play. The sun
So I will swim, and none will see
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