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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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.