Thursday, 2 April 2009

Spring

Suddenly
sound travels differently
blackbirdsong counterpoints
playground shouts

the air is gentler -
scarves become annoying
and winter coats are left at home

dead looking wood
buds, unfurling
architecture
of entire new worlds.





Spring for Read Write Poem

17 comments:

watermaid said...

The birds seem to be singing especially loudly this year and even my old plum tree is budding. you capture spring perfectly.

gautami tripathy said...

Loved the use of 'unfurling'

sweat trickles down my back

Gordon Mason said...

Like "scarves become annoying".

nadia said...

love it all so much. rings true

Linda - Nickers and Ink said...

Let's toss those scarves and coats!

;-)

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Kelly said...

Ah, spring. Some great images and feelings evoked here. Thank you for this!

Annie said...

Love 'blackbirdsong counterpoints playground shouts'

one more believer said...

what a register of spring... how funny that scarves and coats will soon be replaced by sleeveless blouses and sandals... can't wait.. love yr descriptive worlds of sound, air and plants... as a crazy gardener i can hardly wait... watching the buds form on trees and bushes... tho still very cold and snowing...

christine said...

You capture the essence of the blossoming season. So nice!

Rabbits' Guy said...

That's easy for you to say!

First because I coudn't poet spring (or much else)no matter how I tried, and second because it just won't get here!

Jeeves said...

New architecture indeed. Nice one.

jem said...

'scarves become annoying' is a great line. Actually I didn't get mine out this year. I'm never that keen on them, a bit too constricting for me.

Janice Thomson said...

Gosh I just love this Juliet - the imagery is superb! Spring is finally here.

thisbrokensky said...

Splendidly written.
I love hope ~ and this poem has it in spades!

Claire

Vixen said...

I love your poetry, but this one is particularly lovely.

Lucy said...

I like 'scarves become annoying'!

angie said...

I love that phrase "unfurling/architecture/of entire new worlds"

That it it exactly, as you wait for the leaves to come and fill in the empty space!

(and I love your comment tag "birds singing")