Tag Archives: Season

‘May’ by Amanda Newman

‘May’ by Amanda Newman (from AllPoetry.com) May is heralded by fragrant bells layering the forests, woods and dells. Sweet purple, white and breathtaking blue suspend in the glow of sunlit dew… Read the full poem here. – Advertisements

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‘May Day’ by Sara Teasdale

‘May Day’ by Sara Teasdale A delicate fabric of bird song Floats in the air, The smell of wet wild earth Is everywhere. Red small leaves of the maple Are clenched like a hand, Like girls at their first communion The … Continue reading

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‘May in bloom’ by Helen Maring

‘May in bloom’ by Helen Maring May is so beautiful: Orchards are fair; Branches of fruit trees Make gardens of air. Flowers of fragrance Bloom in the light; Fall like the snowflakes Showering white. Orchards of heaven Grow with a grace, … Continue reading

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‘May’ by Jonathan Galassi

‘May’ by Jonathan Galassi The backyard apple tree gets sad so soon, takes on a used-up, feather-duster look within a week… Read the full poem here.

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‘Ode on the Spring’ by Thomas Gray

‘Ode on the Spring’ by Thomas Gray Lo! where the rosy-bosom’d Hours,          Fair Venus’ train appear, Disclose the long-expecting flowers,          And wake the purple year! The Attic warbler pours her throat, Responsive to the cuckoo’s note,          The untaught harmony of spring: … Continue reading

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‘When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom’d’ by Walt Whitman

‘When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d’ by Walt Whitman 1 When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom’d, And the great star early droop’d in the western sky in the night, I mourn’d, and yet shall mourn with ever-returning spring. Ever-returning … Continue reading

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‘After the Winter’ by Claude McKay

‘After the Winter’ by Claude McKay Some day, when trees have shed their leaves And against the morning’s white The shivering birds beneath the eaves… Read the full poem here. –

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