Friday, March 12, 2010

Spring

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The sun was warm but the wind was chill.
You know how it is with an April day
When the sun is out and the wind is still,
You're one month on in the middle of May.
But if you so much as dare to speak,
A cloud comes over the sunlit arch,
A wind comes off a frozen peak,
And you're two months back in the middle of March.

Robert Frost (1874–1963)

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A little madness in the Spring
Is wholesome even for the King,
But God be with the Clown —
Who ponders this tremendous scene —
This whole Experiment of Green —
As if it were his own!

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

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A Light exists in Spring
Not present on the Year
At any other period —
When March is scarcely here

A Color stands abroad
On Solitary Fields
That Science cannot overtake
But Human Nature feels.

It waits upon the Lawn,
It shows the furthest Tree
Upon the furthest Slope you know
It almost speaks to you.

Then as Horizons step
Or Noons report away
Without the Formula of sound
It passes and we stay —

A quality of loss
Affecting our Content
As Trade had suddenly encroached
Upon a Sacrament.

Emily Dickinson

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These dreary days, so dank and cold
Not a whisper of spring to behold
Left to imagine a world of color
Of warm breeze, clear skies like no other
Sounds of rain are in my ear
Almost calling out a tear
The situation darkens my mood
Oh hurry spring, come real soon!
-Mrs. Bridget G.

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2 comments:

The Road Less Traveled said...

Oh I love your blog's new do...very spring-gy :-D

I see you have spring fever! We are busy preparing for Passover, this year it will be March 30 at sunset :-D

Mrs. Bridget G. said...

Yes, I'm through with winter. Sick of it.

I heard that they found Aviv barely and that means that it's going to be the new year? I don't understand. Can you point me out to some places that can explain things, in a Christian point of view?

Oh, do you use a mezuzah?