Tuesday, January 21, 2014


Winter Attire

When I was young
I knew winter was cold
There was  the cold snap
of January
The frigid February
but with bright blue skies
We bundled up
And played outside
just adding layers as needed

But lately we have learned
a whole new vocabulary
Temperature seems to plummet
when wind chill is reported
Our polar vortex
brings arctic temperatures
And -23C sounds colder
than -9F the scale I grew up with
Has the climate changed
Or has the media changed the way we see it

I bundle up
just adding layers as needed
And venture out
In the cold snap of January

1 comment:

  1. Yes, exactly! We can talk ourselves out of stepping outside just hearing the media hype about the cold. Dress warmly and venture forth!