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February, a new spring

The early kiss
dewdrops on the grass
enliving the buds– soon there will be cherries
the fullness of the ewes
and the feathered gatherings on the branches
cacophany of new life
figs forming on the vine
and the emergence of crocus

6 more weeks?
Perhaps in the eastland blanketed by snow
The ancestral well frozen solid
The ever southern matching white owls
But not here
Not now
as children play stick ball in shorts
and adults worriedly wonder what this new earth brings
 
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    Advice to the Crumpled

    Go to the woods when all your work is done,
    Throw off the burdens of a busy day.
    Watch where the evening sunlight takes its rest
    And weaves a golden carpet on your way.

    Breathe in the perfume of the breath of trees,
    Exuding gentle fragrance from their leaves.
    Embrace a trunk and do not stop to think
    That moss or lichen may besmirch your sleeves.

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    That in your childhood years was always heard.
    You knew it once and sang it with the trees,
    Though now you could not sing a single word.

    Go free amidst the bramble and the fern,
    Through hazel thicket travel without fear.
    Beneath the blackthorn who can ever say
    What fairy figure may this time appear?

    Yes,