A Quick Picture and Spring Poem

With the two day heatwave we’re having and thunderstorms to bring the sudden heat to an end tonight, I’m afraid my tulips will not last long. So here is a quick picture (and a quick spring poem). The world is a greening, unfurling, sweet urgent leafing thing today!
The tree trunks are drizzled black.
Raindrops reflect in tiny parabolic mirrors on the opening petals of tulips.
Under the earth thousands–millions–of secrets send tentative shoots towards the tomorrow sun.
This is a nativity, nature born in the cool wash of spring rain.

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One thought on “A Quick Picture and Spring Poem

  1. Very beautiful poem , Kathy, singing the water that gives life. Here in Amiens we had to wait until June 2 to have a good rain that stopped a very disturbing drought.
    Love ❤
    Michel

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