First IX

by Jem Croucher

9 of 12 in the Jemverse series ’12 months III’

On our wall there hangs a Hockney
A print we hold so dear
as with its vibrant colour
always brings us lots of cheer

And as Hockney loves a hawthorn
it seemed appropriate to say
that the colour in the hedgerows now
is the one that is of May

White of course in Springtime
Berries bright and red come fall
There’s something in the flower of May
to please both one and all


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