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Gripes Of Spring

Winter’s behind us, at long, frigid last! The flowers are lagging, but catching up fast. Grab your complaint trunk and bundle ’em all in: Too cold, wet and dark–but pull out too much pollen.

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Parsing Spring

Equi from the Latin root for horse; Nox from “there’s no treasure on this map”; Vernal from “What Vern will do,” of course, Which clearly won’t include explain this crap. Take half the day while I take half the night … Continue reading

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Chill

This discontented winter’s pending End is near. We’ll soon be spending Well-lit evenings mowing lawns And grousing over early dawns And seeking shelter from the heat, Our shorts-clad thighs stuck to the seat Until the AC shudders on… Ten days. … Continue reading

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Blame The Groundhog

Robins and tulips are flocking around Poking their heads in and out of the ground. The forecast says snow so I hope they’re okay. The birds will have blooms on their graves, anyway.

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Spring

It’s Spring! I might be overjoyed Had not Her Verdancy deployed A fragrant, pollen-spewing hose To blast her beauty up my nose.

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Lots Of Socks

I wear lots of socks. I’m cool So I wear lots of socks. No fool Am I. I know that lots of socks Defend my tender toes from shocks That lack of lots of socks may bring In May. No … Continue reading

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Wanted

Coiled steel, compressed and tense Seeks structure more relaxed, less dense With room to grow. If such a thing Exists, please get in touch. Write: Spring

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