A Spring Suit (Sonnet)
by Helga Ross
Friday, January 23, 2004
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"Persephone! Pretty One. Show your face!"
Ah, Spring, the Great Lakes environs awaits,
shivering your welcome and warming melt,
waxing daylight as the winter's blahs abates.
Yes, we in the snow-belt find your move svelte.
Persephone! Pretty one! Show your face!
Flirt with frosted earth to tweak the cattails,
pussywillows first; the hares foxes chase;
the mallards on melt-water’s icy trails.
Sweet tease! Bring songbirds, red-wing blackbirds back.
Drop the snow and drape the trillium's cloak,
and don the earth, the oak, a dress attack;
sign us the breakout, all hearth-hunkered folk.
Winter weary and frigid weather fans:
More pleasures altogether are the plans!
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|Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
|Creative! Love the flow, and you chose the perfect illustration.
Thanks for helping make my winter pass more pleasantly. Spring can't come too soon for me! 'Pea' <3
|Reviewed by Carmen Ruggero
|I hope she listens to you -- just cant't wait! Liked this sonnet very much, and I agree with Floria, I do like that couplet.
|Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
|Beautiful sonnet Helga...love your lines....great couplet at the end..floria|
|Reviewed by Regis Auffray
|This is a lovely sonnet that the maiden of Spring will not be able to resist. Thank you, Helga. Love and peace to you. Regis|
|Reviewed by Mr. Ed
|Hail the Spring Maiden! Lovely poem and graphic, Helga.|