Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Ode to New Hampshire


Ode to New Hampshire


It's winter in New Hampshire

And the gentle breezes blow

Seventy miles an hour

At twenty-five below.

Oh, how I love New Hampshire

When the snow's up to your butt

You take a breath of winter

And your nose gets frozen shut.

Yes, the weather here is wonderful

So I guess I'll hang around

I could never leave New Hampshire

'Cause I'm frozen to the ground!! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*


Compliments of my daughter Caryl.

16 comments:

  1. I knew you would put that on your blog the second I sent you an e-mail! Oh and I'm just sitting down to some homemade mac and cheese. I halved your recipe (sorta) so we'll see how it turns out!
    Caryl

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  2. Maybe there's a way we could just split the difference *s* We were still in the high 70's today .

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  3. Oh, how I laughed when I read that! Priceless!

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  4. How sweet ode! To visit New England in winter is my dream...
    I'm going to plan a 3 weeks journey for the next year, maybe the dream will come true.
    nichi

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  5. LOL ... your daughter is certainly talented and she stated her poem quite well! Great for an early morning laugh!

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  6. As a fellow citizen of New Hampshire, this poem describes the weather here perfectly. Tell your DD she did a great job.

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  7. I'll bet it's colder in New Hampshire than down here in Rhode Island...I just stepped out on the porch. Blue sky, bright sun, snow, brisk cold, not a bit of wind. Beautiful.

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  8. Absolutely fantastic!!! Oh my, my, my that's hilarious and I just love it and everyone must see and read this!

    Caryl, You Rock!

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  9. While you are so cold, we are stewing in our own juice!

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  10. Love it! Glad it's you and not me living in that mess, lol.

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  11. Wow that is a lot of snow. What a great poem.

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  12. As a native-NH'ite (the Sunapee area) now living in Ohio (where snow is just a pain, not a lifestyle), I felt every word of that poem. Loved it.

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  13. Oh that is just priceless! And so sooooo true! I am ready for this NH winter to be DONE!

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I pray that risen from the dead,
In glory I will stand,
A crown perhaps upon my head,
And a needle in my hand.