Anyone wanting to see snow on the Kenai Peninsula has had to climb high to get it, as this photo from Oct. 14, 2018, in the Mystery Hills shows. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Anyone wanting to see snow on the Kenai Peninsula has had to climb high to get it, as this photo from Oct. 14, 2018, in the Mystery Hills shows. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Winter in Alaska

By Bonnie Marie Playle

Ground is white, what a sight,

sure is cold, winter is harsh

what a fright.

Frost is beautiful

but like snow,

walking can be dutiful.

Freezing rain, ain’t it grand,

sure makes it hard to stand.

Messy slush is on the roads

be careful driving, don’t get towed.

From frost to snow;

to freezing rain and messy slush;

it’s winter in Alaska, with all this stuff.

The season’s just beginning;

to try and predict can keep the head spinning.

Whatever God sees fit

the weather for us to see;

could be beautiful or scary

stay in the moment, safe with Thee.

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