Where Art Thou, Spring?


Where Art Thou, Spring?

Thou art Spring, elusive vixen...
why thee shy, to hide thy face?
all await thy gracious presence
in this winter smitten place.

Hasten, Spring, be not thee shrewish
withhold not thy beauty fair...
'Tis not nice to play the temptress,
to hide thy face inspires despair.

Come forth, Spring, seductive siren
hesitate no more to hide...
All creation yearns thy bearing
paused to celebrate thy pride.

Thou art Spring, a shy enchantress...
why thee tease, to hide thy grace?
all await thy precious entrance
in this winter smitten place.

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carrie450 5 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

I believe we are all yearning for spring to come tnderhrt23. Nice poem and photo.

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KristenGrace 5 years ago from Philadelphia, PA

I want Spring to come, too! Farewell Winter!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

carrie, yes, we all pant for her, now! Thanks for the read and lovely comment!

KristenGrace, Tis true, enough is enough, already! I return tomorrow home to Florida, where spring is springing nicely! I am ready! Thanks!

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Denizee 5 years ago

We have had quite a Winter so far! Very good poem that deters me from looking out at the mountains of snow - and the ice that's slowly melting. Voted up!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Yes it has been quite a winter thus far...hurry on, now Spring! Thanks Denizee! Stay warm!

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Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

What a beautiful time of oear, the spring.

It's when all comes to life again and also gives everything a boost including ourselves.

Thank you so much for letting us read this lovely poem

Take care


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JayeWisdom 5 years ago from Deep South, USA

Thanks for sharing your lovely poem....JAYE

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Eiddwen, Spring is a delight indeed especially after a harsh winter! Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such a sweet comment!

JayeWisdom, you are so welcome! Thank you for reading and commenting!

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always exploring 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

Beautiful ! Come on spring !!!!!!!!!!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Ruby, thought maybe if I talk to her just right, she will hurry! lol...

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epigramman 5 years ago

....well spring is in every step you take Marsha - it's in every word you speak to me - and it's in every word that you write ..... spring to action folks - this is a poet at the top of her game ......

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Epigramman, I am at a loss for words, truly...thank you, Epi!

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azure_sky 5 years ago from Somewhere on the Beach, if I am lucky :)

Oh! I have been yearning for Spring since Thanksgiving!! I think your poem just may entice it to arrive early :) Loved it, and thanks so much for sharing! You do have a special way with words!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

azure, as your name so aptly reflects, we all await your beauty, that reflect Spring's arrival! I was in Maryland when I wrote this...am back in Florida now and winter is scarce here and spring comes early! Thank you for your visit and sweet comment!

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Shelvajay 5 years ago from If You Know Me Personally, You Know Where I Am...

This is very pretty! I await spring too, there are buds on the tree in my front yard, but it is about snowing AGAIN!!!!! I am in Chicago, Illinois, and that is par for our Course.

Thank you for sharing. as always...

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

I hear that, Shelvajay! But take heart...spring approacheth! Smile! But oh the anticipation is such sweet pain! Thank you for stopping by!

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Fluffy77 5 years ago from Enterprise, OR

Lets make it a great Spring to remember always! Be gone to our Winter for now. Your words couldn't have said it better just what I have been feeling inside, for quite some time now. Thanks!

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tnderhrt23 5 years ago Author

Fluffy, thank you, for your read and awesome comment! Now that Spring has finally arrived, she was worth the wait!

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