Posts tagged ‘spring’

May 26, 2019

Whimsy Spring

by Colly

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THE BUTTERFLY MET THE BEE.

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May 12, 2019

Tri-haiku XVIII (Summer’s Child)

by Jem Croucher

I am summer’s child
Born of Spring, I blossom and
bloom to full glory

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May 11, 2019

Pink III

by Jem Croucher

I’m bold and I’m gorgeous
Bright in the sun
Pink, I am all about
life that’s begun
And I have no comparison
for tears or a smile
As you’ll not see such beauty
again for a while

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May 10, 2019

Pink II

by Jem Croucher

I lay as soft carpet
pink where I fall
Whilst above me all turns to green

My task it is over
as with beauty I fade
leaving growth wherever I’ve been

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May 9, 2019

Pink

by Jem Croucher

The breeze has blown
all the pink to the ground
from the blossom up there in the tree
Like a carpet it lies
with a hint of surprise
which is very appealing to me

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May 4, 2019

Cherry blossom lovely

by Jem Croucher

The cherry blossom’s in full bloom
on the allotment in the sun
as I sit here and write a while
now the strimming is all done
The grass grows quick this time of year
so I’m down here quite a bit
with spare batteries in my bag
in case the good ones quit

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May 2, 2019

Sunshine V

by Jem Croucher

The warmth returned
and with it came
a thing with a forgotten name
It bathed most
everything it saw
with light and warmth and something more

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May 1, 2019

May

by Jem Croucher

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

May arrives with emerald glow
When Spring is here and in full flow
And oft to walking we will go
In the warm sunshine

May arrives as summer’s child
With warmer days and weather mild
On which we all will oft have smiled
With the warm sunshine

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April 14, 2019

For a flower passing

by Jem Croucher

On April seven a flower bloomed
as another faded still
falling silently asleep
Gently passing til
with spreading wide of petals
and yellow for the Spring
The one that bloomed to passing
stood with angels there to sing

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April 12, 2019

Tri-haiku XVI (sparkles)

by Jem Croucher

Doors flung wide open
the outside comes inside now
with fragrance of Spring

The stranger visits
looking for a place to sit
Anywhere will do

And its radiance
paints everything golden here
Sparkles all over

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April 7, 2019

The wilfulness of Apples

by The Cheesesellers Wife

A breeze ripples pinkwhite blossom
stars lean down from space

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April 7, 2019

Tri-Haiku XIV (Spring)

by Jem Croucher

Spring speaks of yellow
as sunshine comes to the fore
and life awakens

Spirea whiteness
as April sunshine returns
A nod to winter

In grass freshly mown
Here is the fragrance of Spring
and we are alive

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April 6, 2019

Mother’s Day II

by Jem Croucher

Four came back for Mother’s Day
last of March for sun
Late afternoon roast dinner
enjoyed by everyone

Conversation snippets
I listen with a grin
These times with all our children
and the pleasure that they bring

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April 2, 2019

Springtime came back

by Jem Croucher

In the sunshine today
with freshly mown grass
I caught the fragrance of Spring
And something within
came awake with a grin
as abandon gave reason to sing

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April 1, 2019

April

by Jem Croucher

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

Diamond daisy April skies
Showers, maybe, cuckoo cries
Warmer days as winter dies
Spring is clearly here

Days are longer from sunrise
Fewer lows and many highs
Things are growing, no surprise
Summertime is near

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March 31, 2019

Small yellow

by Jem Croucher

And then there’s small yellow
the voice of the Spring
which always each year
brings reason to sing
For this yellow, resplendent
like a slap in the face
tells winter still lurking
to be gone from this place
As now are the times
for the warming of knees
and the walking on sand
beside summer seas

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March 30, 2019

Spirea Arguta

by Jem Croucher

As if I couldn’t tell, the Spring
was evident today
As with flowers white and delicate
Spirea had a say

Arguta genus, Meadowsweets
It’s always first to flower
for shade within my garden
from its small yet fragrant bower

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March 9, 2019

Shadow days 4 (passing)

by Jem Croucher

The shadow days are over
I have woken to the sun
Shed layers for the freedom
now the winter time is done

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March 8, 2019

Shadow days 3 (fade)

by Jem Croucher

Shadow days fade when the wintertime goes
as we welcome the Spring from our heads to our toes

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March 7, 2019

Shadow days 2 (see)

by Jem Croucher

Shadow days see an end to the dance
rekindled in Spring when as lambs we will prance

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March 6, 2019

Shadow days 1 (linger)

by Jem Croucher

Shadow days linger but eventually pass
when Springtime comes calling with March at long last

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March 2, 2019

Sunshine Brunch

by Jem Croucher

Brunch in the sunshine
London Road buzz
Family gather for
chatting because
the Spring has arrived
and it’s great in the sun
and nice to feel warmth
now the winter is done

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March 1, 2019

March

by Jem Croucher

No.7 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months II’ series

I think that if there’s one
thing to remind me of the Spring
It is the humble daffodil
and the pleasure it will bring

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February 27, 2019

Brushing off cobwebs

by Jem Croucher

The sun shone on Tuesday
I felt its warmth in my face
and its brightness bathed
light all over the place
And I danced in that light
with a spring in my gait
It’s essence sufficient
to now satiate

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February 26, 2019

The Yellow II

by Jem Croucher

You know I’ve quite missed the yellow
in all of the blue
that’s been hanging around for a while
So it’s good to find colour
reminiscent of Spring
that brings with it zest and a smile

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February 25, 2019

And then it was Spring

by Jem Croucher

And then it was Spring
February gave up the ghost
and the sunshine came back in a day
One day it was winter
The next warmth returned
to bring a resounding ‘hooray’

Spring also in step
I opened the doors
and let the stranger back in
It looked all around
So I said ‘Anywhere
will do for me now” with a grin

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January 7, 2019

Nearing Spring…2019!

by Colly

sweet green nature

 

 

Green buds – the promise of lilac in spring.

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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

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