Spring is here

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Spring is here
with blue skies
following us home
from work every night
like a loyal pet dog.

 

Spring is here
with a rosy twang
in the air
instead of an ice cold shiver
that chills you
to the bone.

 

Spring is here
with people throwing
their coats over their backs
and opening up
the windows on their cars.

 

Spring is here
with fields laced in daffodils
which wave slightly
in the wind
and cats rolling on pavements
embracing the sun
like a goddess,

 

leaving

 

leaving winter behind
like a bad memory.

 

spring

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Andy N

Sun 19th Jun 2011 21:24

thanks for the comment, katy lisa.. glad you liked it.. x

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Sat 18th Jun 2011 00:58

Excellent imagery - as usual your talent excels itself

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Tue 19th Apr 2011 08:56

Well observed this one. Read a while back but only just realised it is all these things (car windows, cats and coats) that really mean spring is here in out minute to minute lives as we dont all walk through bluebell filled meadows every day (Well actually I do lol). Win x

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Elaine Booth

Fri 8th Apr 2011 21:22

Such a beautiful poem, Andy. A real experience of Spring not some concoction of trite phrases (not that we'd get that here of course): "with blue skies / following us home / from work every night" & "and opening up / the windows on their cars." Very nicely done. X


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Isobel

Thu 7th Apr 2011 16:08

We are all agreed that Spring is the best season then. I've said it before but I'll say it again.... all the promise of summer without the rotten let down...
A lovely uplifting poem Andy - now write one about pissing rain in August! xx

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Ann Foxglove

Wed 6th Apr 2011 21:17

Well observed - I love spring too!

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Francine

Wed 6th Apr 2011 20:45

Some lovely sentiments in this, Andy.
My fave image:

'Spring is here
with fields laced in daffodils
which wave slightly
in the wind'

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Wed 6th Apr 2011 18:50

Cheerful poem for a cheerful time, Andy!

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Rachel McGladdery

Wed 6th Apr 2011 16:27

it's also my favourite season, I particularly love the image of the cats rolling in sunlight...mine do that...actually, so do I!
Ta for the comment on my poem too x

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Rachael Dunn

Wed 6th Apr 2011 11:53

beautiful imagery within the lines and so identifiable, Spring is my favourite season of all...even inspired me to write my own take on it :)
Thanks Andy

Rach x

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