An April Poem

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April It’s spring! Farewell To chills and colds! The blushing, girlish World unfolds Each flower, leaf, And blade of turf- Small love-notes sent From air to earth. The sky’s a herd Of prancing sheep, The birds and fields Abandon sleep, And jonquils, tulips, Daffodils Bloom bright upon The wide-eyed hills. All things renew. All things… 

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Nesting: An Egret Limerick

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One last poem for National Poetry Month … Nesting: An Egret Limerick Our home – it is here in the sticks, With three very boisterous chicks. They bully and fight Until they take flight, But it’s nothing that we cannot fix. from An Egret’s Day by Jane Yolen with photographs by Jason Stemple