Wisconsin Winter Weather (with pic by Amy)


WIsc WInter 001Artwork © Amy Barlow Liberatore

Wisconsin Winter Weather

Weather winces
Wisconsinites, whether
winkled or wrinkled

Why would we winter
where winds’re
wild, wooly?

Woven, wistful warmth within

© 2013 Amy Barlow Liberatore/Sharp Little Pencil

For Imaginary Garden With Real Toads, as well as ABC Wednesday – this week, of course, the letter W! “Amy Bawwo Wiberatowe”

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37 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. brian miller
    Dec 16, 2013 @ 17:02:47

    you numb my lips with all the Wsss…but maybe that is to simulate the wwwwwinter…ha…not quite that far, but i will be in pittsburgh for the holidays….ha. cute pic too…

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  2. Mary
    Dec 16, 2013 @ 17:12:30

    Hi Amy, I would say this is the worst weather we have had in a number of years. If it isn’t extremely cold it is snowing. If it isn’t snowing, it is extremely cold. I am really tired of Wisconsin winter ALREADY this year. Sigh.

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  3. ihatepoetry
    Dec 16, 2013 @ 17:20:28

    Wow. Wonderful. Have fun and stay warm, girl!

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  4. El Guapo
    Dec 16, 2013 @ 17:47:05

    Ha! At least Wisconson cold hasn’t numbed your playfulness!

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  5. kaykuala
    Dec 16, 2013 @ 18:33:03

    Wow, winter with Wisconsin weather wrought with whites with waving, wonderful Amelita! Must be a few feet high with you and Lex barely seen behind the wall of snow! With no snow in our part of the world that must be fun! Great alliteration and pic! Good one Amy!

    Hank

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  6. Laura Hegfield
    Dec 16, 2013 @ 19:17:36

    Feelin’ the same chill here in NH… brrrr… thank goodness for warm woolly comfort!

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  7. vandana
    Dec 16, 2013 @ 22:32:12

    I love it!!! its a kind of tongue twister for me and the accompanying pic is great!!

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  8. http://vivinfrance.wordpress.com
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 00:44:48

    Thanks for the Christmas card. If your snow gets any deeper you’ll have to climb on Lex’s shoulders…..

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  9. Kerry O'Connor
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 00:52:57

    This is delightful – I love your cartoon!
    You really worked the letter W too.

    Hope all is well with you and yours.

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    • Sharp Little Pencil
      Dec 19, 2013 @ 00:01:16

      Kerry, so glad you liked my little comic. I’m getting bolder about adding them, so the feedback is welcome. Yeah, the W got the old can of Whoopass opened on it! Peace on earth, Amy

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  10. Akila
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 01:32:55

    Quite a wwinter there! stay warm

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  11. J Cosmo Newbery
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 04:21:11

    Brrr! I can feel the cold. (Thursday’s predicted to be 40 here. That C, not F.)

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  12. Roger Green
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 05:23:15

    R-r-r-right n-n-now, its z-zero d-d-degrees F-f-f-fahrenheit in in Alb-b-bany, NY. But you made it a little warmer.

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  13. Sumana Roy
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 06:44:04

    enjoyable poem and cartoon…. :)

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  14. coalblack
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 07:46:43

    LOVE the artwork! It made me smile this morning. Michigan weather is not very different, I’m afraid.

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  15. Listening Daisy
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 08:53:03

    What wondrous winter work!

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  16. The Transcanada Poet
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 09:58:26

    this brought a smile to my chattering teeth up here in Canada… :)

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  17. Jinksy
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 10:03:58

    Thanks for your wishes, and I’ll return some warm ones to keep you from freezing! LOL

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  18. Carver
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 11:58:34

    I’m shivering with empathy while reading. Carver, ABC Wed. Team

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  19. Sara v
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 14:13:41

    Wove what woo wid wid “w” :-)

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  20. Kay, Alberta, Canada
    Dec 17, 2013 @ 17:26:47

    Love this. I can totally relate, out here on the lone prair-ee.
    I enlarged the drawing, and I wuv it. Wuv your cat and bunny, too. I don’t know where the local rabbits are burrowed, but Lindy would rather be in the house than outside in the wild winter winds.
    Wonderful work, Amy, wonderful.
    K

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  21. Marcy
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 02:42:23

    Wonderful post!! stay warm :)

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  22. Brendan
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 04:22:40

    Tempting to wing your way but this is too much fun as it is, and provides a better explanation than simply being stuck somewhere why anyone would want to winter in Wisconsin (colder without, warmer within). I live near Orlando and work with an outfit based in MIlwaukee; the layout editor seems to revel in tales of cold and misery. The teeth chatter but they still smile. Yo to Diva in the window. – b

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  23. ayala
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 07:48:36

    Lovely…stay warm :)

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  24. lesliebc
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 19:42:46

    I survived 3 winters in Ottawa and will NEVER go back! And now I have two students who are considering going to university in Edmonton, Alberta! I told them both that they’re crazy!

    Leslie
    abcw team

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  25. a spirit of simplicity
    Dec 18, 2013 @ 21:34:24

    this is wonderful!!

    Reply

  26. stimmyabby
    Jan 02, 2014 @ 14:33:28

    Hee hee! Love it. :)

    Reply

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