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Waiting for Spring

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Waiting for Spring

Springtime lies hidden beneath frosted fern
It's resting under the clear star lit sky
Forever waiting until you return

As dawn hints red I can see with concern
Clouds gather on the Horizon, snow's nigh
Springtime lies hidden beneath frosted fern

The morning sun peeps through, but fails to burn
Thin mist  from fields, so it's left just to lie
Forever waiting until you return

So patiently wait for seasons to turn
The sun's past its zenith, how time doth fly
Springtime lies hidden beneath frosted fern

The young skylark waits for winters adjourn
To pass the time he  sings joy  from up high
Forever waiting until you return

Day's end is here but it's hard to discern
If the ice has melted much, but we try
Springtime lies hidden beneath frosted fern
Forever waiting until you return




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  1. Date: 4/30/2012 1:37:00 PM

    A well crafted Villanelle, Nick... marvelous imagery and carefully managed rhyming. Well done indeed! Best wishes, Keith

  1. Date: 2/21/2012 7:01:00 PM

    wowie, Nick. this is one of the best villanelles I've seen in a while. you really rocked it!! Is it for that spring contest. I'd score this one high!!

    Bagnall Avatar Nick Bagnall Date: 2/22/2012 5:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    No it's not for the competition, I'm just experimenting, think the iambic part is a bit dodgy, I find it really hard.
  1. Date: 2/16/2012 7:56:00 PM

    Nick, nice write... have yourself a good night,..always ;-) PD

  1. Date: 2/16/2012 2:34:00 AM

    I waithing for the spring to.....goodbye SNOW! Like yours poem alot.- oxox love Anne-Lise