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Late March

Später März / Late March / Finales de marzo  

Jetzt im späten März
Endlich der ersehnte Frühling 
Mit bunten Blüten 

Doch plötzlich neuer Schneefall
Kalter Wind aus den Bergen

Now in late March
At last the longed for spring
With colorful flowers

But suddenly new snowfall
And cold wind from the mountains 

Finales de marzo
Desiada primavera
Flores coloridas

Pero luego nevada
Viento frío de montañas 

Copyright © Gert W. Knop

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  1. Date: 4/6/2011 6:51:00 PM
    a really good piece of poetey.

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 3:55:00 PM
    lol. I'm chuckling because we've had a similar trick played on us by the weather, Gert. We had two beautiful days of pre-spring sunshine and soft winds and the third day brought a heavy downpour of rain. I don't mind the rain because it's necessary but I was so ready for spring! Beautiful Haiku as always! Annalise

  1. Date: 3/22/2011 2:27:00 PM
    Gert my friend u say the sweetest things in commenting.. and I so appreciate each word .. in both languages.. am still struggling with my Italian fluency but try every day.. Ron is very prolific in speaking Italian and hearing him on the phone with Italian customers of ours.. I feel so bad I am so bad at it.. luv..but your words are like my dictionary .. still have my copy book I took to Italy .. a treasure to me..luv..

  1. Date: 3/20/2011 10:25:00 AM
    Gert, I'm sorry to hear you are still experiencing so much pain in your arm. Prayers headed your way. Perhaps a kindly pelican will carry them to Germany. Love and blessings for a speedy recovery, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/20/2011 10:13:00 AM
    Nature can play tricks on us, Gert. We think spring has finally arrived and then suddenly there's a late snowfall. Beautifuly tanka, my friend. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 3/20/2011 9:17:00 AM
    Yes, that's so like March! Lovely images, Gert : ) Jack

  1. Date: 3/19/2011 11:33:00 PM
    that darn March. You describe it exactly right. She must have come in like a lamb and is now a lion!!

  1. Date: 3/19/2011 5:00:00 PM
    Nice pen picture of the spring with apt images, gert

  1. Date: 3/19/2011 4:15:00 AM
    Penned perfectly Gert my friend as we enjoyed a lovely Spring day Friday and snow predicted this week... March is indeed crazy luv.. a splendid Tanks to begin my reading day.. feeling your emotion luv...

  1. Date: 3/19/2011 3:40:00 AM
    i'm under a spell, gert... just beautiful, this tanka... " ang galing!" ( how great in filipino)... huggs, nette