Loneliness Is The Longest of Seasons



"The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco."
~Mark Twain


Linking with Poetry Jam


Spring is like a lover
 that kisses you on the lips.
While summer is a brother
 that hits you with a fist.
Then autumn is a sister
you want to remain close.
Yet lonely's name is winter
that come to leave you all alone.

Comments

  1. oy, loneliness is a brutal season...and one that hopefully does not last long as we hope for the next spring....full of feeling carrie...

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  2. That was really lovely, carrie
    ~and a great quote

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  3. Loneliness definitely is a difficult season to endure. Your poem speaks the truth!

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  4. I so love the title of this poem. Yes, loneliness is the longest season. So true, Carrie.

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  5. A beautiful flowing poem Carrie :-) And that is one of my favorite quotes!! (San Francisco is one of my favorite cities and well, Mark Twain, is brilliant!)

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  6. Your poem is beautiful! Having only boys, I had to laugh about the description for summer!

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  7. Great metaphor equating loneliness with winter! I don't like it when it gets too cold, but snow is pretty. Lovely poem :)

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  8. Nice one! I really liked the title:)

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  9. Very nice blog photo. Winter is the season of gloom but Mark Twain is right it all depends on what is happening in your life at the moment.

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  10. Connecting seasons with people .. nice!!

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  11. A loneliness of a kind that allows a respite from wilds encountered earlier. Winter is a period of reflection to prepare for the year ahead! Nicely Carrie!

    Hank

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  12. I agree with Loredana...great analogy: lonliness=winter

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  13. Lovely symbols in each season here--lover, brother, sister--and yes I agree loneliness would be the longest season. Well done and thanks for taking on my prompt!

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  14. soooo beautiful, Carrie! LOVE this!

    thank you for participating at Poetry Jam!


    dani

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  15. Well, the Twain quote is marvelous! ANd winter.... well, I find it nice as we all "hibernate" together a bit more. But I do know that the opposite can be true. I loved the comparison to relationships. Nice.

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  16. I come home to your blog, Carrie and find a shared soul.

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  17. Love this! Very nicely written, Carrie.

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  18. i like the thought that the seasons are a family, close relations that share your life. Really inspiring poem.

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  19. A fitting view to accompany the poem and wonderful Twain quote (one of my favorite authors).

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  20. Carrie,

    I love your poem which seems to hit the mood exactly as per each season...Winter can be rather depressing for those living alone.
    I like your seasonal banner photo, which warms the heart!!
    Best Wishes,
    Eileen:)
    Carrie, so nice to have had your Blog featured a few weeks ago. Much deserved indeed:)

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