from the vantage point of almost february.
you've been mostly sunny, with a hint of grey,
but i think i'll forgive you for that,
since i had twinkle lights to burn,
and books waiting to be read,
and a cat on my lap.
and i like the way you pave the way
for valentine's day.
you're not a showy month, sandwiched in
between my two favorite holidays,
but you do your best with what you've got —
and isn't that what counts,
in the end?