Friday, February 18, 2011

Going, Going, Gone

The skies cleared, the sun came out and down the road a school bus slowed to a stop.  Do their brakes always squeal?  Kids stared gloomily out dirt-streaked windows.  Yesterday’s snowman, once tall and proud with gravel eyes and a very distinctive nose, was now a hat and scarf  atop a melting pile of snow.

Original Artwork of Roses to Rainbows
  Written for Friday Flash 55

9 comments:

  1. Poor snowman! (though I secretly hope he can't come back again until next year).

    Vividly descriptive, Linda! Great 55!

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  2. Ha!!
    There could always be a reincarnation of ole frosty yet this Season!
    Loved your 55 Linda...
    Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End...G

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  3. So sad for now, but he'll be back next season.

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  4. poor snowman but good for us! its 75 here today...yay!

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  5. That sounds so sad, but I'm glad the dude has gone. It's time for some sun!

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  6. Talon- Thank you. I am ready for Spring, too. It was 73 degrees here today!

    G-Man- Thanks! Let's hope Frosty is down for the count.

    cube- Oh, he'll be back, but for now he's a pile of slush.

    Brian Miller- Yeah, really good for us!

    Linda- I am so ready - it was really nice today.

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  7. This was really nice and almost, ALMOST, made me feel bad about the melting snow :-)

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  8. And, I wasn't a bit sorry to see him go!

    Great 55!

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  9. That is the story of the 'life' of a snowman :(

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