With the seasons turning, and winter giving way to the warmth and thaw of spring the snowman looked down the valley where already he could see the new growth of spring was well underway.
He lamented the decline of the winter. It was getting harder to survive when the winter didn’t seem as long as it once did.
The coming of spring and then the heat of summer gave him reason to fear for his survival. He sensed his days were numbered.
As it was the thaw brought with it visitors to the peaks, they were coming earlier to climb and explore, and his hiding places were diminishing.
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