Written by: Sara Kendrick

The bamboo wind chimes sing wind's song
Blue-gray clouds almost drip
Yet the Tulip Treee sends forth blooms
Will cold do oneupmanship?

Out on the porch damp and too cold
Still winter but blooms show
In limbo thoughts and deep feelings
Waiting spring's overthrow

Out the kitchen window its gray
Only brightened by birds
They come in colors red and blue
Beauty in other words

How I'm thankful for their flutter
For when the rain starts_gone
They'll hide in some dry secret place
And give me denouement