Spring to winter

Every season is special. Listen to this poem about what makes each season different.

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Spring to winter

Buds and shoots are pushing up

Flowers opening to the sun

Bright green freshness everywhere

Lambs and ducklings having fun

Kites are flying on the wind

Sudden showers make us run.

These are things that tell us when

Spring’s here again.

 

Days that last a long, long time

Children swimming in the sea

Ice cream in the hot bright sun

Shining leaves on every tree

There’s no school so every day

All my friends can play with me.

These are things that tell us when

Summer’s here again.

 

Leaves are falling on the ground

All the trees drop their disguise

Squirrels gather up their nuts

Sleepy creatures close their eyes

Days are short: afternoons and

Mornings have much darker skies.

These are things that tell us when

Autumn’s here again.

 

Stars like snowflakes in the sky

Robins sit on leafless trees

All the children wish for snow

Waiting for the lakes to freeze

Cheeks and noses turn bright red

Many people start to sneeze.

These are things which tell us when

Winter’s here again.

 

Gillian Craig

Discussion

Do you like this poem? Tell us about the different times of the year in your country!

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Submitted by IndigoViolinRaven on Tue, 27/04/2021 - 16:45

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I really liked the poem. In my country in the spring you can see many types of plants and flowers grow, in summer is when the sun is very strong, in the autumn the leaves of the trees begin to fall and it begins to get a little cold and in winter it is the time of year where it is very cold. Vanesa

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