Spring, a classic one

Vegetal colors. WU  PHOTO © Willy Uribe

This spring as it comes bursts up in bonfires green,

Wild puffing of emerald trees, and flame-filled bushes,

Thorn-blossom lifting in wreaths of smoke between

Where the wood fumes up and the watery, flickering rushes.

 

I am amazed at this spring, this conflagration

Of green fires lit on the soil of the earth, this blaze

Of growing, and sparks that puff in wild gyration,

Faces of people streaming across my gaze.

 

And I, what fountain of fire am I among

This leaping combustion of spring? My spirit is tossed

About like a shadow buffeted in the throng

Of flames, a shadow that’s gone astray, and is lost.

The Enkindled Spring.

D. H. Lawrence

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4 thoughts on “Spring, a classic one

  1. Beautiful message of spring.
    I really liked another photograph that you have in your blog- a flower in one hand high into the sky. It symbolized the end of a war

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