Patti Masterman


Spring Can't Stay Away Forever


Though the long, dark winter days
Have left their mark,
Spring can't stay away forever.
The dreary fields and barren trees,
Made life seem stark,
But spring can't stay away forever.
Though the colors fled the earth,
Just to stay above, and tease us-
But a breath of what we lost;
Scant beauty to appease us.
Still, soon departs the frost
Spring can't stay away forever.

Submitted: Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Edited: Thursday, February 11, 2010

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