I Wait Impatiently

Some spring. The sun is loath to shine. The harbingers
Of lushness have not come. The redbuds are not red.
The poor forsythias remain so modestly attired as
A redneck preacher's wife would be. They've not yet
Yielded to temptation, not yet set their souls aflame,
And I, thus, fuss and grumble. Where's the pale
And lovely sky? Where are the blossoms and the leaves,
And, for that matter, where are you? The winter, it is
Said, is over. Come. You're also pale and lovely.
Sit by me and warm my hours, even as the season's
Joys resolve to stay away.

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Written on 2018-04-21 at 22:25

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Beautiful! Especially the restless yearning.

Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
the plants are confused by the strange weather. I like the reference to the " redneck preacher's wife" :) Spring, confused plants and lonely men make a good subject.