Pete Crowther

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April

Poem by Pete Crowther

Like a young girl
Running barefoot
Across the dewy fields
And meadows,
So April comes—
Welcome as the cowslips,
Fresh as the first lambs of spring.


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  • Robert Howard (7/26/2007 12:14:00 AM)

    All the promise of April (spring) captured in a few evocative lines.(Report)Reply

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  • Emma Johnson (3/3/2006 3:32:00 AM)

    The freshness of your poem reiterates that of April. I always wait patiently for that month, heralding warmth and flowers.(Report)Reply

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  • Scarborough Gypsy (3/28/2005 12:55:00 AM)

    I wish I could write like you. Short but sweet and perfect.(Report)Reply

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  • Philippa Lane (3/19/2005 5:45:00 AM)

    You captured April so completely. A very long time ago, I used to delight in running barefooted through the dewy grasses...and here, in Canada, I have a clump of cowslips that I guard with my life, for signs of spring. We have to wait until May for that. (By the way, I hope you won't mind my mentioning there was a typo in the poem re autumn ('to' with one 'o' instead of two.)(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 25, 2004