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A Welcome

Just as the dark before the dawn,
We must suffer winter before the spring.
Spring comes in on a warming breeze,
Waving goodbye to the old snow king.

Peering bravely through last of snow,
The early bulbs turn to welcome her.
It seems Mother Earth is giving birth
As all of new life begins to stir.

The birds and the bees, new buds on the trees,
Proclaim that sweet spring is here to stay.
I most of all, hear the siren's call
And rush forth to greet the first spring day.

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  1. Date: 9/6/2012 6:04:00 PM
    Beautiful write, Joyce! Congrats on your 1st place win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 7:46:00 PM
    JOYCE, congratulations with your xool poem in Tracie's "SPRING" contest.. always :-) PD

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 5:29:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Tracie's "Spring In The Air" contest Joyce. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/4/2012 2:11:00 AM
    Congrats on ur win...a very nice poem....

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 2:11:00 PM
    joyous celebration of spring, joyce... congrats on your top win.. :) huggs

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 11:25:00 AM
    This is my kind of poetry..makes me have a nice sense of rhyme and flow. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 9:46:00 AM
    Thanks for reminding us in your own dear way of spring! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 7:27:00 AM
    congratulations on your big win!! awesome poem Joyce. Cheers!!!

  1. Date: 9/3/2012 2:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on a fantastic win Joyce xx

  1. Date: 8/20/2012 3:11:00 PM
    yes it would be nice but it just past. winters comming soon.

  1. Date: 8/19/2012 8:23:00 PM
    A lovely verse! I love the entrance of spring...I have a spring poem listed I hope you will read when time allows. Cynthia