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Primavera Comes

Primavera  Comes

Lightly she descends--
 her feet move toward us,
over the crest of the Vermont hills.

In her footsteps  
spring vernal pools;
in her hair are golden 
willow twigs,
tangled goldfinches
with black-barred wings 

As she passes,
her breath breathes early violets 
and crushed grass, mixed
with notes of woodsmoke and diesel.

She skirts the dusty tractor
tilting down by the brook;
the hem of her garment trails
tin cans and gum wrappers.

At night the peepers sing her coming
in diminishing chorus
Harmonizing with a faint police siren 
from the next valley.

Stars are her sprinkled diadem, 
Milky Way flowing slow as time,
through black cutouts of trees; 
outshown by streetlights.

Tattered, rain-blown, discouraged,
still she comes to us,
Arms scattering lilacs.

-- Peggy Brightman (c) 2016

Copyright © Peggy Brightman | Year Posted 2018


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