Elusive Spring stretches, awakes.
She offers another sunless day.
Cheerily, cherup, cherup, Robin sings.
Afternoon brings fresh perspectives.
Sun moves through
leaving us breathless for more.
Late afternoon, bees dance across dandelions.
Violas stand prim and proper.
Sun spills herself everywhere…
© 2018 Michelle Kogan
Poem prompt from Jane Yolen featured on Renée Latulippe’s blog, No Water River.
On my blog for National Poetry Writing Month I’ve been focusing on flora, fauna, and our environment. Here’s a list of the poems I’ve posted so far:
Poem one– DEAR APRIL
Poem two–Haiku Azaleas
Poem three–ODE TO SHUN LEE
Poem four–Haiku Daffodils
Poem five–APRIL’S MYSTERIES
Poem six–APRIL’S BUDS
Poem seven–A LOVELY BEETLE
Poem eight–CHANGES IN NATURE
Poem nine-HURRY SPRING
Poem 10-ANIMAL TRACKS
Poem 11-APRIL SNAKE
Poem 12-Haiku NARCISSUS
Poem 13– A CELEBRATION & SPRING
Poem 14–Haiku TULIPS
Poem 15–Birds’ Perspective
Poem 16–WHO’S IN THE MOON?
Poem 17–Haiku Tulips and Sparrow
Poem 18– RACHEL CARSON’S WORDS
Poem 19–Haiku VIOLETS
Poem 20–THE EARTH CALLS NOW-at Today’s Little Ditty in comments
Poem 21–Haiku SPRING PRUNING
Poem 23–Cherita HYACINTH’S
I saw this beauty on Renee’s site and placed a heart there. Here’s another heart. Love this snapshot of a perfect spring day.
Thanks Margaret–wonderful prompt she challenged us with!