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Slippery Slopes

An icy tale of motherly adventures

Ice-coated snow and a boy in snow suit makes footprints in the snow.
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I poke my head out the door…

and listen.

Branches tingle, then mingle.
Their icy sleeves jingle.

The lacquered lawn glistens.

Wind whips tiny specks of snow
across my face.



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Adrienne Parkhurst

Adrienne Parkhurst


Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.