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Each Spring Takes Wing

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Below is the poem entitled Each Spring Takes Wing which was written by poet Carolyn Devonshire. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Each Spring Takes Wing

The crocus first peers from beneath cold earth
Finding warm air and sunshine o’er the snow
Magnificent colors paint hearts with mirth
As in full swing lovers’ great passions grow

Most women associate love with spring
Though young men’s thoughts turn to baseball diamonds
While children fly kites that take gentle wing
As snowbirds return from tropic islands

How blessed we are to breathe that fresh air
One more spring in the calendar of life
When lilacs fill gardens with lavender flare
Vows uttered as man makes woman his wife

Their first child’s birth arrives the next April
Just months after grandma’s been laid to rest
Seasons like ages approach ever graceful
As robins watch offspring fly from the nest



For PD's "Spring" contest

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  1. Date: 2/23/2012 4:38:00 PM
    This is a lovely poem, Carolyn. Congrats on your win! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 2:33:00 PM
    Congrats, Carolyn. Beautiful. Enjoyed. Great job. Nice going. Best to you and yours. luv Ralph

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 9:33:00 AM
    congrats Carolyn on a stellar win for this majestic portrait of Spring in bloom ..with luv..

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 5:32:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in ~P.D.'s~ "Spring~tease" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 1:43:00 AM
    Congratulations Carolyn xx

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 12:16:00 AM
    Carolyn, such a beautiful poem. I really enjoyed reading it, thanks for sharing your wonderful work. Congrats on making PD's winners' list...............S.Ronthorpe

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 11:17:00 PM
    I love the last stanza...Great work, dear Carolyn! Congratulations on your win-win! Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/18/2011 8:22:00 AM
    What a lovely poem that shows the circle of life and the beauty of Spring so well. Definitely rated among the top entries. Very top for me.

  1. Date: 1/14/2011 7:35:00 PM
    Carolyn, you were the first member of this site I chose as a favorite poet. This contribution is some more fine work that has impressed me.

  1. Date: 1/14/2011 10:40:00 AM
    Congratulations Carolyn on your well deserved win in Francine Robert's contest "Bring On Spring". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/10/2011 8:02:00 PM
    A lot of nice pictures painted here, Carolyn. Lovely! Charles

  1. Date: 1/10/2011 8:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on this well deserved win in the contest, carolyn

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 1:53:00 PM
    Oh, yes, I remember this cute poem! Congratulations, Carolyn, on your well deserved win. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 9:15:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 8:54:00 AM
    Congrats, Carolyn. Outstanding write. Enjoyed. Thanks for your kind words on mine. Have a great week. xxxRalph

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 7:49:00 AM
    My congratulations, Carolyn! Wish you best of luck for Francine's contest! We are all longing for spring, but I guess that we have to wait here yet for at least four months. Have a look at my Facebook Pictures. There is also a drawing of crocuses and poem. Thank you for all you kind comments and wishes, my friend. Hope you'll be havin a great week!...Love, Gert

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 7:02:00 AM
    Congratulations Carolyn, on your win in Francine's contest with this magical poem~~

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 3:20:00 AM
    well done...another deserved win for an excellent poet....best wishes...Syd

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 1:04:00 AM
    Congratulations Carolyn on your awesome and most deserved win in the contest, love Wilma

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 12:28:00 AM
    A deserving win on this contest, congratulations, Carolyn. (^_^) Noel.

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