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Freezing Rain. It Ain't Funny

By Cathy holmesPublished about a year ago β€’ 1 min read
Top Story - January 2023
Photo by Alvin Engler on Unsplash

Falling on my ass

In pain, giggling like a fool

Singing Paul Simon

nature poetry

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Cathy holmes

Canadian family girl with a recently discovered love for writing. Other loves include animals and sports.

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  • HandsomelouiiThePoet (Lonzo ward)6 months ago


  • Atomic Historian6 months ago

    I love it Cathy. Anyone that’s lived in a cold climate has been there.

  • Linda Marryabout a year ago

    This was joy to read, nice work.

  • Lori Meltonabout a year ago

    You are just so talented! This is so funny and clever! Keep up the great work 😊 I’m a fan for life lol

  • JBazabout a year ago

    I reread this today, I cannot believe how much you expressed with so few words. It is full of laughter and emotion. Brilliant

  • Allie Bickertonabout a year ago

    Ouch! Well done, my friend.

  • Rachel Roseabout a year ago

    Hope your rear is okay πŸ˜‚

  • KJ Aartilaabout a year ago

    Freezing rain is definitely no joke! Excellent poem, Cathy! 😁 And congrats on the Top Story!

  • JBazabout a year ago

    Told you this was funny. Well done congrats

  • Ash Taylorabout a year ago

    Love it! Simple and relatable

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  • Sharon Betheaabout a year ago

    L.O.L....πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚ engaging. Laughter, is good for the soul. Congrats!!!

  • Gina B.about a year ago

    Pure entertainment πŸ˜†

  • Gina C.about a year ago

    Congratulations on Top Story, Cathy!! 😍😍😍

  • Misty Raeabout a year ago

    LOL, love it! I've fallen on my ass many a time. Congrats on the top story.

  • Heather Hublerabout a year ago

    Congratulations on Top Story!!!

  • Kelli Sheckler-Amsdenabout a year ago

    Congratulations πŸŽˆπŸŽ‰

  • Melissa Ingoldsbyabout a year ago

    Lol this was great!!! Congratulations on the new top story!!

  • Stephanie J. Bradberryabout a year ago

    Congratulations on Top Story!!!

  • Congratulations on your Top Story ❀️

  • PK Colleranabout a year ago

    Love your humor, Cathy. 😍 Paul Simon songs going through my head for three days now....🎼

  • Sonia Heidi Unruhabout a year ago

    Slipping on the ice is one of my greatest fears. If it happens, hope I can accept it with as much humor!

  • Lamar Wigginsabout a year ago

    Hahaha, not about your fall. I found the whole thing clever and amusing.

  • Delightful!

  • Mariann Carrollabout a year ago

    Lol, this is very funny. Thanks for the laugh πŸ˜ŠπŸ’—

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