Tag Archives: Spring

In Other Words: Nature’s First Green

FOOTNOTE BELOW  * Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing … Continue reading

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Yellow Telephones —

Daffodils Yellow telephones in a row in the garden are ringing, shrill with light. Old-fashioned spring brings earliest models out each April the same, naïve and classical. Look into the yolk- colored mouthpieces alert with echoes. Say hello to time. … Continue reading

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An Old-fashioned Winter

  And on it goes — And on it goes. There were lots of predictions of a rough winter already last fall:  the hairy caterpillars have such heavy coats and the stripe down their backs is so thick! The acorn … Continue reading

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