Tuesday, May 12, 2009

A Winter Poem

Looking out at the winter landscape
greys and deep greens
poetry lives here, in this place
whispered through the trees.

A vision of lush, yellow lemons
cool raindrops...dangling,
a bluebird's screech and
an explosion of crisp, white flowers.

Our hot foreheads have been kissed
by the rain....

Tomorrow a vision of blue sky,
the birth of verdant hills,
mountains dusted by snow
and air clean enough to devour...


This poem originally appeared on Motherscribe in the winter of 2008. It was recently included in a poetry anthology that is sponsored by our local library.

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Jenn @ Juggling Life said...

Beautiful. Congrats--it's nice to have your work recognized.

Ginaagain said...

Congratulations! It sounds like there are some exciting things going on in your writing life lately.

Midwest Mom said...

What a beautiful reflection.

Thank you so much for sharing it.

- Julia at Midwest Moms

skywind said...

Beautiful poem, beautiful language.
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Jason, as himself said...

That's exciting. Good for you! I love this poem.

Suzanne said...

Congrats on having your work published, (we/I) hope this is only the first of many more publishing adventures to come!

MamaGeek @ Works For Us said...

Congrats J, I am so thrilled for you friend. That was so incredibly lovely.

Janet said...

So lovely. And congratulations on being included in the anthology. It is MOST well-deserved!

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