Posts tagged ‘spring’

November 1, 2018

November II

by Jem Croucher

No. 3 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months II’ series

November and the brittle chill
settles on the land
Winter time has come to stay
felt by its colder hand

Eleventh of Gregorian
Chrysanthemum its flower
Topaz as its birthstone
to give the month its power

read more »

Advertisements
September 24, 2018

THE SUN IS A FICKLE LOVER

by thereluctantpoet

SUMMER SAILING
By Charles Robert Lindholm

The Sun’s Love Affair
With Summer Is Over, For Now

It’s Not Like It Is
A Sudden Surprise

read more »

May 16, 2018

-15.05.18_09:57-

by dokurtybitz

Limbs no longer bare

read more »

May 14, 2018

Tsuyu: The Rainy Season

by Nick Anthony

As the conductor takes the stage,
The gentle drone of the audience
Turns to apprehensive, expectant silence
Awaiting the impending down stroke.

But before the ictus,
His rushing lift of the baton
Sends forth a gust of wind,
Chilling the air,
While raising the heat of anxiety.

read more »

May 9, 2018

Break Away

by Nick Anthony

Brown petal falling;
White life now wilted, but free
To Fear and Tremble.

read more »

May 6, 2018

-05.05.18_21:10-

by dokurtybitz

The air chills my skin
As the wind gently blows

read more »

May 2, 2018

A Walk in Chipilly Woods

by Frank Hubeny

Green is coming.
Sacred Spring
Fulfills with fresh
Remembering.

Graveyards and Nurseries

Graveyards and Nurseries

May 1, 2018

Twelve months five

by Jem Croucher

No. 10 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months’ series

On our wall there hangs a Hockney
print we bought at Tate last year
which with its bright strong colour
brings us constant cheer

And as Hockney loves a Hawthorn
it seemed appropriate to say
that the colour in the hedgerows now
are the birth flowers of May

read more »

April 28, 2018

Dogwood Tree

by Frank Hubeny

It was our neighbor’s dogwood tree
That prettified our lawn
And made us proud that we lived there
When Spring said there’s no need to care
The Winter has long gone.

April 27, 2018

Grey

by Nick Anthony

Grey file cabinets line beige-green walls,
Stretching from the speckled grey ceiling
To the off-white (grey), tiled floor.

read more »

April 26, 2018

Filling Summer’s boots

by Jem Croucher

And, as they promised, sunshine
burned in the sky today
A cloudless blue spread overhead
with warmth akin to May

Yet it is still mid-April
several more months still
for warmth to build to sultry heat
and summer’s boots to fill

read more »

April 20, 2018

All Colour

by Jem Croucher

I am all things colour
I look for a smile
Especially when
they’re not seen for a while
But it’s easier when
the sunshine comes out
and there’s things like
Spring and Summer about

read more »

April 18, 2018

Going Blind In The Sunshine

by Renwick Berchild

Watch my eyes, they dip and dive, my hand over my mouth,
my chin in my shoulder, away like the cold – it’s spring. Let’s go.
The trees are shaking off their bitter time spent contemplating their
poesy to sing. Now, they begin the music, green notes illumed
lightbulbs, they’re on. Let’s head outside into the ramose sunshine.

read more »

April 18, 2018

Pastel Pink

by Jem Croucher

Pastel pink and gorgeous
Marshmallow-like the blossom swells
on over-laden tree boughs lovely
As every April springtime tells

read more »

April 17, 2018

Magical

by Jem Croucher

Magical this influence
of Mother Nature’s hand
blessed with a dose of sunshine
all across the land

read more »

April 16, 2018

Vibrancy shouting

by Jem Croucher

It was vibrancy shouting
my name out loud
as I welcomed the sunshine
from behind winter cloud

And the stage show of colour
I had waited long for
sang loud with theatre
for raptured encore

read more »

April 15, 2018

Pink and gorgeous

by Jem Croucher

It was there in mid April
delivered with grace
Pink and quite gorgeous
and right in my face

read more »

April 14, 2018

Spring (finally)

by Jem Croucher

And finally Spring
arrives in a day
long hours of sunshine
hip hip hooray
On the breeze is a fragrance
carried with grace
as we welcome the Springtime
with warm embrace

read more »

April 8, 2018

spring rising

by briannadawn

you write your memories
into the spring
you write your heart
into all of the lovely things
flowers, water ripples,

read more »

April 2, 2018

BST

by Jem Croucher

All hail to lighter evenings
with British Summer Time
A promise waiting in the wings
of warmer things in line

And walking home this evening
the birdsong in the air
proved to me they thought the same
and shared that promise there

read more »

April 1, 2018

Twelves Months Four

by Jem Croucher

No.9 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months’ series

Here’s to the humble daisy
as April comes at last
Perhaps now the sun will shine
with winter months now past
Goodness knows, we need it
coats and jumpers need a rest
for now it’s time for warmer things
and times we love the best

read more »

March 31, 2018

A little yellow…

by Jem Croucher

A little yellow’s what I need
Springtime needs to be here now
Winter’s overstayed its welcome
time to leave and take a bow

read more »

March 29, 2018

Lamb’s Green Yellow

by Jem Croucher

In Lamb’s Green the daffodils
have made an appearance
Spring waits there in the wings

And the yellow is welcome as
it speaks of the sun and
echoes as Nature she sings

read more »

March 27, 2018

Spring

by Jem Croucher

Counting days til sunshine
and the pleasure that will bring
with long hours at the beach hut
in the warmer days of Spring

read more »

March 26, 2018

HAIKU: THE SUNSHINE OF SPRING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm
SNOW MELTING INTO WATER
The Sunshine Of Spring

Melts The Snow On The Mountains

read more »

March 10, 2018

About time…

by Jem Croucher

Although it’s still winter
by the library today
I spotted some blossom
in the trees by the way

read more »

March 1, 2018

Twelve months three

by Jem Croucher

No 8. of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months’ series

The most appropriate flower
that the first of March could bring
is the daffodil with yellow
which promises the Spring

read more »

January 30, 2018

Yellow II (revisited)

by Jem Croucher

2 of 6 in the Jemverse ‘Yellow” series

Yellow things are mostly there
to serve as a reminder
the fact that summer’s almost here
and is going to be a blinder!

There’s yellow in those daffodils
that arrive in early Spring
and yellow in that forsythia
with all the joy it brings.

read more »