snowy snow snow snow

it was snowing
 when
 i left the house at 6:50 a.m.

 during
 the few times
 i had the opportunity to look out the window
 at the office
 it was snowing

 when i left the office
at 4:35 p.m.
 i looked out
 it wasn't snowing 

i rolled up the hood on my coat
 zippered the collar shut
 put my hat in my bag

 got down
 to the street 
through the revolving doors
 i could see 
people with umbrellas 

whaaaaa

 unzipped the collar
 took out the hood
 tucked my hair into the neck of the coat
 pulled on my hat
pulled up the hood 

when i got uptown
 it looked
 as if it had never stopped snowing

 mushy intersections
 replaced
 the clear ones of the morning 

the shoveled walks
 were
 now
 littered with footprints



 one nice thing
 our friend
 put
 garlands
 on the front gates

 looks so pretty by the lamp light
 dont you think?




18 comments:

  1. The smell of winter!



    ALOHA to YOU
    from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral
    =^..^= <3

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  2. It's so hard to think of NY as peaceful...but it looks so peaceful! I guess that's the whole illusion of snow, it's a peace maker. Especially by the light of the street lamps. Love both photos but love the second one more with the little bit of fragrant green trying its hardest to soften the city architecture. Brave little garland. :)

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  3. Very nice! I really like snow, keep up the good work. Salutes from Misiones, Argentina.

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  4. Oh, so beautiful .. I love it very much to walk with you through this marvelous city, even in winter … so moody !!

    hugs and lovely holidays for you,
    isabella

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  5. We usually get the snow about 6 weeks after you so I am not looking forward to January at all! The garlands look lovely. x

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  6. Love those brave footsteps. If I lived in a snowy place, I'd never venture out.

    Here's my Wordless Wednesday!

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  7. Don't you hate it when people mess up the snow by walking on it.

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  8. Love the footprints! (shoe prints)

    I like the snow, but then I don't commute.

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  9. Love the garland on the iron rail !! And really love your saying the other day- snow does not age well !! Ha- so very true - whether in the city or on the farm here in Maine!!
    Love your blog!!
    Rain :)

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  10. How beautiful, a city street with the pretty lights glowing on the snowy sidewalk. It's like a movie set.

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  11. Ooooooooo, that gate/garland photo is outstanding! Happy winter!

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  12. Daryl, my refrain is: No Snow, No Snow, No Snow!!
    But I guess it makes things look Seasonal!
    I really like your last shot!

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  13. It surely does look pretty.
    We got about 6 more inches yesterday. Enough to close the schools. Now I'm hearing 50 degrees on Sunday. Gonna be a BIG mess. xo.

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  14. Love the shots. :) beautiful..

    Happy Wordless Wednesday! My entry is here.


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  15. These pictures tell a story. There is a peace and a certain magic about a quiet city street....trampled snow...those foot steps....whose were they? The stories of foot steps in the snow...shadowed by street lights...it is magical.

    Steve
    C|K
    Cardinham|Killigrew

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  16. Love the garlands.

    All we've seen is rain. Not one snowflake anywhere in sight so far.

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  17. aahh, now i'm feeling all wintery cozy.
    snow on!
    i can walk to anywhere i need to be. and some places I don't need to even consider. ;)

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