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Adolescent spring

11 Apr

spring poem

Spring is truly on its way where I live—something that makes poem-writing in April a lot easier. This is one of my poem-a-day efforts from this week along with the scene that inspired it.

poetry+friday+button+-+fulllThis post is submitted to Poetry Friday, hosted this week by  Diane Mayr at Random Noodling.

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Posted by on April 11, 2013 in Nature, Poetry Friday

 

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10 responses to “Adolescent spring

  1. mattforrest

    April 11, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    Nice! Hopefully we’ll start seeing some green 5:00 shadow around here!

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    • Violet Nesdoly

      April 11, 2013 at 10:03 pm

      I hope that for you too, Matt. We’re having a lovely spring, but I’m starting to feel guilty talking it up because there is still snow in so many places!

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  2. Catherine Johnson

    April 11, 2013 at 5:36 pm

    Not only is that a great poem, but the shape of a face in the sky is a great match.

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    • Violet Nesdoly

      April 11, 2013 at 10:01 pm

      Thanks Catherine. And you see a face in the sky? You have the best imagination!

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  3. dmayr

    April 12, 2013 at 5:44 am

    April is my absolute favorite month! The new green is breathtaking sometimes.

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  4. Andromeda Jazmon

    April 12, 2013 at 10:46 am

    I love this! We are at that green shadow stage too and I find it enchanting.

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  5. Bridget Magee

    April 12, 2013 at 12:52 pm

    Lovely poem, especially the line: “spring’s five o’clock shadow”. Thanks for sharing your spring…=)

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  6. Tara Smith

    April 12, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Your poem made me smile…spring’s five-o’clock shadow is something we are so ready for.

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  7. Linda Baie

    April 12, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    To find a new way to speak about spring is truly wonderful, Violet. “Five o’clock shadow”-exactly! Sadly, we only seem to be in early adolescence. Thank you Violet-gorgeous photo, too!

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  8. haitiruth

    April 13, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    Beautiful image!

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