I took a walk
On spring's gentling breeze
And floated upon the birdsong.
I swirled in river eddies
And bowed with the reed banks.
I took wing with the butterflies
And burrowed with the shrews.
I scuttled with quickening squirrels
And hid within rustling hedgerows.
I stood solitary as the ancient oak
And burst with flowering buds.
I shimmered with the sparkling fish
And hummed with the bees.
I drifted in the sunshine haze
And vanished in the high
The day was set to constant fair,
As winter's cold we shivered and shared,
Dissipated in the warmth of spring's gentle air.
And where myriad colours pleasing abound,
With ne'er a grey or miserable blackened cloud,
Troubled us or were seldom found.
The daffodils bowed in rippling breeze
And blossoms burst on orchard trees.
Spring. And for now the world was tranquil peace.
Spring is such a beautiful time of year. An eme
To see the flower as delicate and sensitive
Is to fail to see its strength and determination
To see the stem as fragile and weak
Is to fail to see how the surface was broken
New shoots to emerge
To see the petal as thin and insubstantial
Is to fail to see that which withstands rain and gale, frost and hail
To see only weakness
Is to fail to realise what strength lies therein We all possess strength in many ways.
Kindness, caring, sensitivity to
Spring has arrived and all around the flowers are bursting with colour, finally confident winter's icy chill has left. A time of optimism. Looking forward to new opportunities. Spring Forth Was ever the signal winter's closed it's chilling page The turning of new leaf in spring's lengthening days From land barren, dormant of colour, nature's palette now emerged Erupting with life in garden, field, hedge and verge Bowing down before warming sun yellow majestic daffodil Bluebel