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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

An Early Spring

Dogwoods lift their trains,
open tender petals,
young brides, wedded to
a soft spring sun.
New maple leaves 
wave green-palm hands, 
to the dance.
Below the blush of red oak buds,
a portrait hangs—
crotched lace curtains, freeze-framed
against a far horizon.


Jan Morrison said...

I like this so much! "wedded to a soft spring sun" so wonderful! Thanks Liza.

Old Kitty said...

Lovely lovely lovely!!!!

Thank you for sharing! Take care

Robyn Campbell said...

Perfectly splendid, Liza! "Crotched lace curtains, freeze-framed
against a far horizon." Absolutely beautiful! Thank you, thank you!

Nancy Thompson said...

Ahh...ahhh...ahhh...CHOOOOO! Excuse me! Whew, sorry. That was lovely! I'm just so...allergic!! We have so much dogwood here, it looks like it's snowing! Pretty, yes, but my eyes and nose do not like it.

Thanks for dropping by today!!

Andrea said...

Love the poem and all of your beautiful photographs :)