Why Stop Now?
This is when we search for
color to transform cold grey.
Rainfall begins its magic
high lighting sky blue.
We see stacks of luminous clouds
as plants pop out and forsythia
bursts sparkling yellow stalks.
Just today a breath of warmth
brought alive crepe myrtle.
Aromatic lilac bushes cluster in
soft bunches while birds and bugs
encircle them. Ten trees all dressed
up in lustrous greens boogie through
Spring is waiting for us!
here’s hoping it won’t be too hard.
Make entire closets full of them.
shoulders keeping me warm.
Better put your order in now.
sun worshippers cavort.
wild flowered gowns
…streams of silk
waves of taffeta
combing my eyes
whispering in my ears.
Black waters touched by
moon of vague prophecy.