Treasure Island

Steven Federle

(1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

Too Soon


rises the sky
to blue perfection.

New grass waves,
uneven rows
unwary of
the leveling blade.

Delicate flowers
unfold
too soon,

and naive birds
in winter-spare trees
sing
like it's June.

Submitted: Monday, February 18, 2013
Edited: Monday, February 18, 2013

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