Mindful Snow Shoveling

Waking up to snowing, i smile.
24 brand new inches are before me.
I vow to lift mindfully in each shov'ling.
And to look at my neighbors in this ice, with compassion.
- gs 2015.03.05
Intended humorous resonance in meter and sound, with the Waking Up gatha by Thich Nhat Hanh :-)