Monday, September 16, 2013

The Big Change


The Big Change

I called you all together
some changes are to be made

For eons you guys coasted
never much energy spent

Pull up your sleeves, boots go on
please don't blame it on the tilt

Winter, ice and snow won't do
greening in, Spring, share your wealth

Autumn, stop blaming the Fall
Summer, spread your heat around

(The seasons have a new boss
who was high up in the banks)

And don't blame it on the moon

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Pictures and Poem Copyright © 2013 Jimmiehov. All Rights Reserved

Shared and listed with Real Toads, Open Link Monday.

From "Tuesday Two-Shoes" the September 17th writing prompt words to choose are Change and/or Season. Josie Said, "Have Fun!" (link)
1.  I remember when cabinet members were appointed from business cronies and political campaign contributors when technical savvy, people caring, and other knowledge bases were important and different for each position (i.e. a banker guru for NASA's administrator, etc).
2.  Snow scenes I photographed are from Main Street of Tekamah, Nebraska.  That is the town where I graduated from high school.

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At Monday, September 16, 2013 3:02:00 AM, Blogger L. Edgar Otto said...

Wow, for some reason I had the urge to post winter snow photos too... and in a sense I did blame it on the moon :-) A very interesting concept and poem, Jim

At Monday, September 16, 2013 5:36:00 AM, Blogger J Cosmo Newbery said...

For some reason I have no desire to go anywhere near the snow and have just booked a holiday on the equator. Blame it on the sun.

At Monday, September 16, 2013 2:02:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is intriguing! Love the snow!

At Monday, September 16, 2013 3:53:00 PM, Blogger LaTonya Baldwin said...

Love this.

At Monday, September 16, 2013 6:53:00 PM, Blogger kaykuala said...

For us having only monsoon changes with the hot sun and torrential rain, all at the same time, snow is a fascination. Wonderful pic and wonderful write Dr Jim!


At Monday, September 16, 2013 7:13:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If not the tilt and not the moon, then on whom? ~ M

At Monday, September 16, 2013 8:03:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautifully described and a majestic feel added by the photo ~ Sincerely Deborah

At Monday, September 16, 2013 10:57:00 PM, Blogger Susie Clevenger said...

Your photos are beautiful, but I have no desire to see snow....Change comes whether we like it or have written beautifully of it.

At Tuesday, September 17, 2013 1:49:00 AM, Blogger Kay L. Davies said...

If you have any influence over the seasons, Jim (just hopin') we really need rain. Most of Alberta is getting rain tonight, but not here.
Love your photos.

At Tuesday, September 17, 2013 9:02:00 AM, Blogger Kerry O'Connor said...

What a cool concept! I wish I had thought of calling in the seasons for a serious chat.

At Tuesday, September 17, 2013 1:26:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Loved the idea, Jim, but, just coming off another depression, the sight - the mere thought - of winter made my teeth chatter!

I don't follow politics in Canada, but I think I get your point. Amy

At Tuesday, September 17, 2013 9:23:00 PM, Blogger Josie Two Shoes said...

Jim, this was awesome! A great piece of writing, and I absolutely loved what you had to say! It commanded my attention, it flowed well, and yes, it would be so nice if someone new took charge of that whole change of seasons affair and worked things out a bit! A truly great write for Two Shoes Tuesday and those other great places too! :-)

At Tuesday, September 17, 2013 9:24:00 PM, Blogger Old Egg said...

What I loved about this was telling Autumn to stop blaming the fall! That evoked a big guffaw! Just leave the seasons alone as the last thing we need is mans' interference...or have we got it already?

At Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:33:00 PM, Blogger JosephAlsarraf said...

I liked your poem about the seasons! I also like those snow pictures. Unfortunately, we don't ever to get see many of those down here. Did you ever live in a place that regularly gets snow? : )

At Wednesday, September 18, 2013 5:42:00 PM, Blogger Sandee said...

Someday hubby and I will travel to someplace warm during the winter months. Yes we will. That will be a nice change for us.

Have a fabulous day. ☺

At Friday, September 20, 2013 9:40:00 PM, Blogger Kathie Brown said...

Funny Jim! and your pictures make me glad that I live where it doesn't snow! Enjoy your autumn!

At Monday, September 23, 2013 8:10:00 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

I love the snow! Love this poem... the concept is very cool... I am rounding very late this week... life caught up to me ... I really enjoyed this...that second shot is stunning!

At Friday, October 11, 2013 12:01:00 AM, Blogger audrey` said...

The photographs are so beautiful, Dr Jim :)


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