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Cometh Spring

written by: LadyLily



A Spring-entranced day,
shades of slate-grey
dapple over exhausted Tulips,
whose petals flop to terracotta tongues.

Violet Violas dribble
as Snowdrops stitch tiny lanterns
over waxen snow,
crumbling to crystal-silver
to disappear into nothingness.

Greying layers of brushwork overlap
again, and again, until completely charcoal.
A darkness looms new tapestries
as sweet scents of Jasmine soak Cedar’s gold.

A shift in time,
subtle as a Siskin’s sigh,
wakes voice-full Wrens,
who babble like water poured from a vase.
Wide-eyed Blackbird breaks the silver silence,
orange dawn expels the ink of night,
spearing fiery rays of honeyed Sun,
sizzling infant Freesias.



JULY 2017 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Love writing poetry in all styles, stories and working on a novel. Subjects range widely... about life in this world and the next, the beauty of the natural world and the grip of human emotions. First volume of poems self-published on Amazon kindle. 'LadyLily's Poems, Book 1, Wonders of Nature, Life Slices, Life After Life & Netherworlds.

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