This Winter, I’ll Be Waiting

beach plum jam

This winter, I’ll be waiting:
For the mockingbird medley,
For the July Christmas lights
at the McNeal’s,
For the tiny jars of beach plum
jam to go on sale, 2 for $5.00,
For the kindness of a stranger –
summer.

 

*First posted here on November 14, 2016
Photo: newengland.com

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