April 1

Nurtured beneath time’s fecundity
bulbs root future’s potential
until a line of crocuses bursts purple
through early spring snow.
Mending white with shivering color,
a row of healing heaven
salves the icy growl of winter’s teeth.

Brenda Warren 2014

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Written for Elizabeth’s Day 1 prompt.

 

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9 thoughts on “April 1

  1. I love this little poem. I look forward to reading your poems this month. My life is far too stressed at the moment to participate with April poeming, but I do look forward to reading some of the poets I follow, and that includes you, of course.

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  2. Brenda, Imagine this, my Dad’s favorite flower the crocus highlighted today and the work tonight on Dear Lala……..my Mother’s nickname………think this is a sign from the Divine of what a great friend and confidante you are for me! ❤ this one and I'm sure the next!

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  3. Lovely start, my dear Brenda. Love the word “fecundity”. How many years is this for us doing napo together? 4? Like Marianne, my mind feels clogged, but I am going to give it my best, Michael would’ve want that from me. Hell, he would’ve expected it. lol. Happy writing, my friend.

    Love,
    Pamela ox

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