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Focus on the Crocus

If we focus on the crocuses
Just nosing from the ground,
We’ll realize there’s a corner of which
Spring is just around.

Their little stems are poking up
With leaves all tucked in tight,
Just waiting to reveal their colors,
Much to our delight.

For when those purples manifest,
The season’s underway;
And crocuses will lead the dance
In Nature’s spring display.

Until that magic time, we wait
And need no hocus-pocus,
For reassurance beckons if we
Focus on the crocus.

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  1. Date: 3/13/2013 8:43:00 PM
    Congrats, Ilene. Well done. Nice going. Kudos. hugs, Ralph

  1. Date: 3/9/2013 7:49:00 PM
    Ilene. thank you for the nice and simple smile :-) "CONGRATULATIONS!" and goodnight xox...PD

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 2:35:00 PM
    You're always so fun to read ilene.

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 1:46:00 AM
    Crocus flowers are so beautiful-- more poems need to be written about them. I love this, it makes me feel young!

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 12:09:00 AM
    I adore your short rhyming verses. you know how to do them just right for every occasion, in this case, spring on its way!!

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 12:42:00 PM
    Such an uplifting write, just what was needed. I've not been on PS for a while so what a great place to start. Glad I stopped by. Em

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 11:37:00 AM
    Lovely poem,Ilene. - Sending you some sunshine! Right now I am enjoying a warm and lovely spring sunshine in Turkey ..... GORGEOUS! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 3/2/2013 7:40:00 AM
    Cute as can be...what a nice way to start my day..BG