Mark Van Doren

(June 13, 1894 – December 10, 1972 / Hope, Illinois,)

Spring Thunder - Poem by Mark Van Doren

Listen, The wind is still,
And far away in the night --
See! The uplands fill
With a running light.

Open the doors. It is warm;
And where the sky was clear--
Look! The head of a storm
That marches here!

Come under the trembling hedge--
Fast, although you fumble...
There! Did you hear the edge
of winter crumble


Comments about Spring Thunder by Mark Van Doren

  • Susan Williams (1/13/2016 3:52:00 PM)


    Isn't it magnificent that a man can create a mood and a scene out of words? ? ? ? (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (1/13/2016 8:05:00 AM)


    Come under the trembling hedge-
    Fast, although you fumble...
    There! Did you hear the edge
    of winter crumble
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  • (1/13/2016 6:13:00 AM)


    Manifestations of nature superbly portrayed by the imagery in poetic form. Thanks for sharing.10 points. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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