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Ode to a Cherry Tree

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Ode to a Cherry Tree

Pregnant buds on a barren tree
Into a pale pink cloud
The delicate scent whispers in the 
Chill spring air
And then
Pinpricks of green
Amongst the rosy blossoms
Bright, vibrant, 
The electric colour of
Rebirth, new life
Look below,
Littered on the ground
Like a bridal procession
Recently triumphed past
A collage of discarded petals
As they plummet they are
Quickly replaced with 
The more resilient leaves
Of Spring’s awakening.
This moment, so perfect
When all converge in one
And she wears her 
Many faceted cloak.
Resplendent, luxurious
Is there anything more
Than a cherry tree
In April?

Copyright © T.L. Drover

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  1. Date: 6/23/2010 10:46:00 AM
    Lovely poem with a nice flow!Celene!

  1. Date: 6/19/2010 5:43:00 AM
    This poem flows well, good use of descriptive words. Gavin.

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 2:54:00 PM
    enoyed reading today.

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 2:29:00 PM
    Ver ylovely poem..about a beautiful sugject. Aint the spring just grand? BG

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 1:52:00 PM
    That is rare. And a nice read.