Sally Plumb Plumb

Rookie - 333 Points (23 9 1940 / Haverhill Suffolk England)

High Hopes


We have travelled
through winter
with its painful
windows of hard frost,
the fire in th grate
empty with dead ash,
to see blood buds break...
springing out of
hard pruned punishment
into hopeful glory
of future summer roses
on our pallid, sorry cheeks.

Submitted: Saturday, October 06, 2012
Edited: Saturday, October 06, 2012

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  • Rookie Kevin Halls (11/27/2012 9:27:00 AM)

    A powerful poem Sally. If I'm correct this poem is more about life than the seasons?
    Whatever I love the words anyway. Nice one! (Report) Reply

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