Mark R Slaughter

April, Dear April - Poem by Mark R Slaughter

April, dear April, I beg you come soon –
And bring your sweet primroses too.
Let them join in with the daffodils’ play,
As skies offer sunshine anew.

April, dear April, my blessed spring child,
Ornate in your yellow and white,
Teasing the birds into trilling their songs
And dancing to music of flight.

April, dear April, come enter my dreams
And rid me from cold winter chills.
Banish the rain and those blustery winds
And warm up our countryside hills.

April, dear April, I know you can’t stay -
You have to move on ‘till next year.
And though I shall cherish the glory of summer,
You’ll always be my month most dear.

From: Succumbed to Thinking by Mark Raymond Slaughter,
Copyright © Mark Raymond Slaughter 2009
All rights reserved

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Comments about April, Dear April by Mark R Slaughter

  • Walterrean Salley (9/19/2014 7:51:00 PM)

    A very delightful poem. A lovely jewel. Makes the heart sing. I've read it twice. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • Walterrean Salley (9/19/2014 7:50:00 PM)

    A very delightful poem. A lovely jewel. Makes the heart sing. I've read it twice. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Paige S (4/14/2009 11:35:00 AM)

    Great poem! Your wording is so colorful! ! (Report) Reply

  • Myrtle Thomas Myrtle Thomas (4/8/2009 6:24:00 PM)

    A great spring time poem with images of nature coming to life.I loved it.A 10 (Report) Reply

  • Lynda Robson (4/4/2009 4:08:00 PM)

    A very beautiful piece Mark, full of atmosphere, thanks

    Lynda xx (Report) Reply

  • Aiswarya. T.anish Aiswarya. T.anish (4/3/2009 1:26:00 AM)

    I love April too, because its the time when the trees are laden with blossoms amd all is so colourful, moreover, its my birthday month. and, sometimes, its soo hot! Nice poem..Keep it up! (Report) Reply

  • Rosalita Fernandez (3/6/2009 7:36:00 PM)

    perfectly put as to how most are feeling at the moment, spring does bring that happiness that lacks in the winter. beautifully done (Report) Reply

  • Britney Hogue (3/3/2009 1:34:00 PM)

    Love it. I really can't wait for spring.

    BH91 (Report) Reply

  • Jim Norausky (3/2/2009 2:21:00 PM)

    Excellent poem filled with sunshine and joy. Good luck. Thank you. Jim (Report) Reply

  • annie okia (2/23/2009 4:11:00 AM)

    Come on April! ! couldn't agree more. my daffs are blooming already, global warming i guess. You paint a lovely picture mark.

    annie (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Stirk (2/17/2009 6:13:00 AM)

    Another fine piece Mark. I totally agree with the viewpoint, and love the way it has been written. I hate bloody February.
    Steve (Report) Reply

  • maggie murray (2/17/2009 5:47:00 AM)

    this is beautiful Mark, my sentiments exactly...Maggie (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 4, 2011

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