An April Poem

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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A March Poem

March The sun is nervous As a kite That can’t quite keep It’s own string tight. Some days are fair, And some are raw. The timid earth Decides to thaw. Shy budlets pep From twigs on trees, And robins join The chickadees. Pale crocuses Poke through the ground Like noses come To sniff around. The… 

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Cherry Blossoms

From Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature Cherry Blossoms Last week the twigs were just twigs, bare and black and boring, but now – blossoms! At first there were only little patches of pink petals, but now – blossoms, blossoms! In parks, on streets, in gardens – pools of pink spread, and now… 

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Spring Thaw

As I sit in my sunroom writing this on Saturday afternoon, the sun is shining and the sky is blue – what a welcome change! While we have certainly “thawed” out here, the ground is absolutely saturated with water and it is too wet to get out and do any meaningful gardening, yet…but soon.

And Then It’s Spring

Well, honestly, I almost missed the boat on Wednesday, talking about what insects do in the winter, but that book (Not a Buzz to be Found…Insects in Winter) was such a big hit with the Little Darling that I thought I really must share. But now it’s SPRING! And this is such a sweet book…. 

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