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Spring Sings

As I drive along
Spring sings me a song
daffodils wink colors of 
white and yellow – oh for
to inspire a fellow

Red buds proudly glow as 
they loudly show of a pinkish hew
but is that enough to inspire me or you?

Distinctly, nature begins to paint 
the landscape clean
and appears like a rolling Irish scene
calmly it wipes away at winter’s rust
as it melts away its final thrust
the promise of more spring color
it does entrust

Deer are on the move as their 
menu choices begin to improve
while the weeping willow cheers along 
as it develops its summer leaf song

Robins and hummers begin to flutter
as they return north like a child to a mother
feathered flashes of red, blue, and brown
sing and dance around
as I joyfully drive into town

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  1. Date: 8/1/2012 12:16:00 AM
    RJ, stopping by to read a couple of poems. CONGRATULATIONS!! :-) with your featured poem of the week. Goodnight~ LUV~ PD

  1. Date: 8/3/2011 9:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it through round one in the PoetrySoup International Poetry contest Richard. I wish you the best in the final round. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/7/2010 12:59:00 PM
    As the snow keeps coming, I can't wait for spring. Nice use of imagery. Thank you for sharing your poem with us and for your kind words on mine. Karen

  1. Date: 2/4/2010 10:21:00 AM
    enjoyed reading today! Welcome to poetry soup!! Hope you are filled with much inspiration.

  1. Date: 10/18/2009 9:44:00 AM
    Charming flow about spring emerging and hiding the winter's rust. Your flow of rhymes adds just the right piquancy to your story of spring. Thanks for your comments today. Sincerely, Moses