Lawrence S. Pertillar

Gold Star - 81,700 Points (February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

This Affair Belongs To Spring - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

Sweet is the smell of trees.
Budding in the sunlight.
When Winter has gone...
And Spring begins to spread.
Creeping from a Winter unforgiving.

Green are the grapes on vines,
Growing in some gardens.
Lifted are blades of grass,
Surrounding flowers yet to bloom.

Making room for Spring,
Has got to have Winter whimpering.
So much laughter now has passed,
With holidays and memories to last.
But stored and packed to dust.

Cleaning up we must for Spring.
To witness beauty Spring can bring.
When we are in fresh air...
It is easier to leave the past alone.
Leave it there!
This affair belongs to Spring!
And Sing we do
To reunite
What this all means,
As Mother Nature brings new scenes!

Comments about This Affair Belongs To Spring by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • (4/27/2007 5:01:00 AM)

    What a divine picture of Spring you have painted Lawrence!
    Still not up to baking just yet...when i am, it will be at your door...with bells on!

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 27, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 19, 2011

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