There's a rumour of spring

There's a rumour of spring

in the drip, drip, drip

of melting rooftop snow.

 

There's a hint of April

in the earth-reek of March.

 

There's a suggestion

of apple-blossoms

in sunset at 6.45.

 

There's a forecast

of undergraduate women

in open-toed shoes

and loud music from cars

with rolled-down windows

and the sweet surprise

of forsythia's yellow

in the way that Massachusetts birds

are chattering to each other.





Poetry by Thomas DeFreitas The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2019-03-15 at 08:48

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Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
I like the "there's a" litany. I like it all actually. It runs like a novel.
2019-03-19


josephus The PoetBay support member heart!
There is joyousness here. Anticipation and joy, what a marvellous sustaining combination. Great writing! Love it!
2019-03-15