Everyone is closing up sealing up battening down the hatches
getting ready for old man winters visit,
how the friendly atmosphere changes with the coming cold threat
no more flower stands no more veggie stands
even the corn has been harvested & isn’t standing tall
the trees are rapidly losing their colour splash to turn into skeletons in time for Halloween
Soon lights will twinkle on every house
and snow will have tucked away the world in her wintery hug
until spring dares to come again