Suddenly Spring

Suddenly Spring

 

How quickly it comes, now, this thing called spring:

Crocuses suddenly splatter bank in violet and blue

Blackbirds burst out with twilight tunes as

Bats trawl back and forth for rising flies proving

This apparent death of winter weather is true.

 

Considering I was sledding in a village near where this photo was taken yesterday on this very day last year, I only hope a blast of snow doesn’t kill the flowers unfolding, nor catch the bats too early out of hibernation.

 

 

 

About davidjmobrien

Writer, ecologist and teacher

Posted on February 3, 2020, in Ecology, nature, poetry, Uncategorized, Writing and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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