Kevin Patrick

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Springs Athletic Rise - Poem by Kevin Patrick

Spring glides briskly like a sprinter
But she wont stride,
until theres a March
to parade along the equinox
and cusp her brow
with athletic triumph
in the arena of humid applauds

I can feel her panting return, in the sound of my
boots, as they draw in the frost that
becomes grains of sandpaper pebbles,
dissolving in rays of absentia

I can see her in the patches of grass islands
that grow into continents of yellow earth;
everyday, until they've vanquished the
white wastelands of winter
and makes me a bed
of shrubs and moss
So I can sit
And listen;

To hear the warm breeze moan
As I unbutton my coat.
Refurbishing my skin
with flirtatious sunlight
Renewing the cheerful sprite
To Springs Athletic Rise

Topic(s) of this poem: spring

Comments about Springs Athletic Rise by Kevin Patrick

  • S.zaynab Kamoonpuri (3/23/2015 7:11:00 AM)

    Woah mindblowing way to personify. Poets are all married to nature it seems. In some lines the diction choice was awesome here, in others the phrasing.
    Great to read u again. Cheers.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, April 6, 2015

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