Fleeting Spring

fleeting (adj) ....passing swiftly; vanishing quickly; transient; transitory

spring blossoms bring bursts of color from the dormant ground
buds emerge from barren branches
color abounds

before lush greenery fills the branched air
the magnolia, cherry blossom and sakura create a veil

petals rain down in the warm breeze,
a fleeting spring,
alive from the ground and in the trees

Lace Over Water




Has Spring Sprung?

Reaching

it is not a metaphor for life? enjoy it while you can.

Jennifer @ Dashing in Style  – (April 4, 2016 at 8:37 AM)  

This reminds me of Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay. Definitely a metaphor for life.

Lisa Gordon  – (April 5, 2016 at 9:04 AM)  

Wonderful words for these beautiful photographs, Shirley.
I was really, really enjoying the beginning of spring. Then, we got 8 inches of snow!!! And it's sooooo cold.
Happy day to you!

Barb  – (April 5, 2016 at 1:55 PM)  

Both poem and photos bring me visions of spring even though it's snowing here in Breckenridge. Thanks, Shirley!

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