Spring has arrived in all it's glory. Poetry

Spring has finally arrived!

My beautiful red bud tree, in full bloom with lavish lavender waving joyfully

My birds flocking to adorn the color endlessly

The bird house swaying in the spring breeze, beckoning, " Come inside. Your nest awaiting from last year "

The neighbor's yellow cat climbing, birds scattering from inborn fear

The grass green and lush surrounding the newly awakened tree

Dandelions creeping yellow, happy to be blooming aimlessly

A delightful sight to behold this lovely morning on Saturday

Spring has finally arrived at last. My spirit renewed as I watch nature's lively play.








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jhamann 8 months ago from Reno NV

Beautiful poetry! I enjoyed the image of the swinging bird feeder! Well written. Jamie


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Shyron E Shenko 8 months ago

Ruby, my gem of a friend what a delight and the video is fantastic, I thought I knew every one of Elvis songs but I don't recall this one.

Absolutely fantastic. And I love it.

I would have written you a poem, but instead

My muse is sleeping inside my

Why she chose this time to sleep?

As if she wants to make me weep

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Love it Ruby

Blessings and Hugs


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always exploring 8 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Jamie, so glad you enjoyed my spring time poetry. Thank you much.


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always exploring 8 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Shyron, these muses can be so mean

They like to sleep and act like a queen

I've threatened to toss her out of my house

Then she acts better, quiet as a little mouse

She likes it when I write sad tales

Like today, she hoped I'd fail

I'm ready to ride her out of town on her broom

She's happy, " Saying it can't be too soon. "

Blessings, and hugs...


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Faith Reaper 8 months ago from southern USA

What a gloriously delightful poem of Spring here, Ruby!

I thoroughly enjoyed reading every word. I just love Spring and all of the new live bursting forward into that which is Spring.

I felt I was right there looking at the birdhouse swinging in that lovely tree.

Peace and blessings


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billybuc 8 months ago from Olympia, WA

Praise be, Ruby! It's about time spring arrived. We are basking in sunshine the past few days and it sure feels good on these old bones. :) You captured exactly what I've been feeling lately.


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annart 8 months ago from SW England

These words reflect the growth of Spring so well; 'blooming aimlessly' is a great description of daffodils. They are my favourite flowers as they bring hope and lovely swathes of sunshine when many are planted together.

We have sunshine today but the cold has returned; there was snow and hail around yesterday. However, we still know it's going to get warmer and everything is growing. I'm waiting to see what delights my new garden brings before I decide exactly what to do with it.

Lovely words, Ruby!

Ann


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manatita44 8 months ago from london

I loved this tree and the painting below. So fresh! The bee-hive, is it, looks so cool! Nice poem and signalling a vibrant season. In NY. Much Love.


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Harishprasad 8 months ago from India

How fantastic images you evoke in this poem, and the image of cat climbing creates a real scare ! Ruby, I loved this beatiful poem about splendor of spring.


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DDE 8 months ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

A beautiful poem! Spring is one of my best seasons.


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Theresa. I'm so glad you could feel the spring breeze, that's what I was feeling as I watched the action in my back yard. It was a beautiful day! I'm sorry to report it is raining again today. Sigh!! Thank you dear one. God bless my friend..


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clivewilliams 7 months ago from Nibiru

such a delightful peace my far away friend. Thanks for that delight on my down sunday


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Bill. I wrote what I saw happening in my back yard. It was a joy to watch. I even welcomed the neighbor's cat! Hee..Thank you....


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Ann. Not many people like dandelions, but I do. They are the first to arrive in the spring, and I'm always happy to see them, the same with Easter lilies. ( I don't have any lilies. ) I'm so glad you enjoyed this bit of poetry. Thank you for coming by....


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Manatita, So happy you liked the pictures. " Signalling a vibrant season. " Love your comment! Thank you....


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Hari, The cat was doing just that when I watched from my window. He likes to try and catch my birds. So glad you liked my spring poetry. Thank you much.


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello DDE, spring and summer are my favorite seasons too. Thank you for coming by to read and leaving a nice comment...


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Clive, that's what is so wonderful about HP, meeting people all over the world and feeling a kindred as I do to you. I enjoyed reading your ' down ' it had a great message. Thank you for coming by to read my spring poetry....


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vocalcoach 7 months ago from Nashville Tn.

Ah...spring...a season welcomed by all ! You've added more joy to this re-birthing time with your lovely poetry. Thanks Ruby.

Love

Audrey


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Audrey, I'm thrilled you liked my poetry. I hate to sound drab, but it turned cold and rainy again today but it's not supposed to last. ( Goody ) Thank you.. Much love.....


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Eiddwen 7 months ago from Wales

How I have missed your beautiful words. So so glad to be back .

Eddy


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Eddy, I'm so happy to see you. I've missed you and your beautiful poetry. Thank you my friend...


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Gypsy Rose Lee 7 months ago from Riga, Latvia

I could visualize your wonderful spring. Here on my side of the world everything is also in full bloom.


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Rasma. Don't you love this time of the year? Everything so new and fresh. I'm happy you are enjoying it in your part of the world. Thank you....


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Vellur 7 months ago from Dubai

Spring is a season that I love and it is a delightful sight, lovely poem.


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Vellur. Always nice to see you. Thank you...


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mckbirdbks 7 months ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

Hello Ruby. Happy Spring. Your birds are following you where ever you go. Hey, just like the Karen Carpenter song.


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marcoujor 7 months ago from Jeffersonville PA

You've captured the beauty of this season, dear Ruby - hope you are getting plenty of Mother Nature time these days.

Love and hugs, Maria


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Mike, I have more birds here than at my other house. I will look up the Karen Carpenter song. Happy spring my friend!! Thank you..


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always exploring 7 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Mar, as you know, this is my time of the year. My birds and the flowers make me a happy camper. Thank you dear one. Hugs...


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Genna East 7 months ago from Massachusetts, USA

Oh Ruby, isn't it wonderful? There is nothing like spring, as your poem relays so well in feeling and the senses. We had a preview, but then experienced a cold snap. The birds left for a bit, but are gradually re-tuning and returning, and the dogwood tree buds are swelling, getting ready to bloom. It's as though everything is tiptoeing about, wondering if it's okay to stay. I loved your poem, Thank you, Hugs.


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bravewarrior 6 months ago from Central Florida

Spring is my favorite season. It's a time of renewal and new life. The sights, scents, and sounds are amazing.


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always exploring 6 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hi Genna, we have had the same kind of weather here too. It is only 60 today. The day I wrote this it was beautiful. I planted tomatoes yesterday, hopefully they will thrive. My humming birds are still around but only a few. Thank you dear one. Sorry I'm late...


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always exploring 6 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Shauna, spring is my favorite too, but this spring has been like no other that I can remember. Cold one day, warm the next. We've had so much rain, water is everywhere in the low land. Hopefully after this cold spell, it will warm up and be normal. Thank you so much...


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Gina Welds-Hulse 3 months ago from Rockledge, Florida

I've read a few of your poems, and because of you I was inspired to post a couple of my poems. I have written a lot of poetry lately.... more prose than anything....but I am digging through my work to see what I am brave enough to share. lol

Thank you for this beautiful image of Spring.

I walked through my backyard, as my grapevines are full right now, and thoughts roll around in my head. I need to write them down. Thanks for the inspiration.


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always exploring 3 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Gina. Happy to see you! Most of the comments are from followers who write poetry, perhaps you will visit them and they will follow you. I love your poetry! Thank you...


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Gina Welds-Hulse 3 months ago from Rockledge, Florida

Thanks, Ruby, for the email. I needed that. I will certainly visit your page more and connect with many others, especially poets. Lately there have been so much thoughts going through my soul and I simply must get them down on paper. Thanks for connecting. I love your work.


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always exploring 3 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Gina. I'm so glad you will be joining our community of writers. I love your poetry...


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Gina Welds-Hulse 3 months ago from Rockledge, Florida

Thanks, Ruby. I love yours also. I could create a painting just from the vivid imagery that your poetry conveys......sign of a great writer.


Ruchira Khanna 3 months ago

Loved the imaging via your beautiful prose, Ruby!


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always exploring 3 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hello Gina. I didn't know you had commented. Sorry I'm so late. Thank you for the lovely comment.


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always exploring 3 months ago from Southern Illinois Author

Hi Ruchira, so glad to see you back on HP..Thank you for the beautiful comment....

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