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The New England Spring

Updated on November 18, 2015

If you enjoyed this Spring Poem you'll enjoy the next one too:

http://frankatanacio.hubpages.com/hub/Spring-Mist


Night creatures would sing,

and the cool thin air

proclaimed the New England spring,

another night,

the moon so bright,

almost like from another time,

it was such a grand sight,

framed in the outlines

of its own light,

hovering above like magic,

over looking a grove of tall elms

with no room for anything tragic,

as the moonlight touched the early leaves,

it was glistening and glowing,

above the short new grass

with earth still showing,

a combination of joy and happiness

it will promise to bring,

as we wait for the New England spring.

© 2012 Frank Atanacio

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      savanahl 5 years ago

      What a beautiful poem. The way you described that moon was breathtaking. It was as if I was right there basking in the glow of that magic moon. What a great feeling! Thanks for starting my day off with a smile. :)

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      it makes me feel good to know I have brought a smile to your face LOL thank sava :) Frank

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      Sky9106 5 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

      I think I am getting a sneak preview into your plans for spring.

      But what I truly got was the opportunity to read and share in the beauty that is way you are taking your poetry. Well done in this one.

      Give thanks Bless brethren.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks sky for visiting the New England Spring :)

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Truly beautiful Frank; oh how i loved this one??!!

      One to vote up up and away.

      Take Care and enjoy your day.

      Eddy..

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      bless you eddy :)

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      Irob 5 years ago from St. Charles

      Nice poem

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Really loved this Frank!! I can almost smell it

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      Brenda Barnes 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      Frank, I love when you write like this. What a treasure!

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      A very refreshing poem. I am longing for winter to be gone and your poem warms me as I look out the window seeing the snow still flying.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Wonderful poem and so easily to see a picture in your words. Voted up and beautiful, Joyce.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks so much for sharing my New England Spring IRob, Hyphen.. Susan .. Writer20 and of course Audrey bless you all and enjoy your spring teah? lol

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      Spring will surely spring in New England after this beautiful and vivid poem...thumbs up, Frank!

      voted up indeed!

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks so much Ruch you are indeed a wonderful person :) Frank

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      H C Palting 5 years ago from East Coast

      This was a wonderful poem. Your words always create a clear image in my mind and this one is simply beautiful.

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      LaDena Campbell 5 years ago from Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Near Oz...

      Now I want to experience more New England Spring!

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Oh spring spring new England spring.. so lovely Frank.

      We are all waiting for patiently for spring.

      voted way up my friend

      Debbie

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      time2rite 5 years ago from Navarre, Fl, USA

      Frank, this is beautiful! Spring is my favorite season: full of new birth and regrowth as plants and animals reproduce and wake up from their winter slumber. I'm sure spring time is much anticipated in New England, but it is also looked forward to here along the Gulf Coast (well, maybe minus a few spring breakers, lol). Awesomely beautiful poem!

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      Senoritaa 5 years ago

      "hovering above like magic,

      over looking a grove of tall elms

      with no room for anything tragic"

      Truly amazing lines, Frank. You are such a versatile poet.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks so much express 10 bless you.. and justateacher thank you too Our Ms Brooks.. thank you and enjoy spring :) because your work is like a breath of spring air..Yeah? LOL time2rite it's my fav of all four seasons bless you.. and senoritaa thanks for the unwarrant compliment bless you all again Frank

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Oh I do like this one

      Ah amoomlight stroll surrounded by night sounds and the air is light with the promise of spring.

      As you are heading towards your spring there is autumn on its way for me.

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      raciniwa 5 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      wow...this is new style Frank and you've switched with grace...

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      enjoy your autumn Rosemay.. and thanks for visiting my New England Spring.. and Raci whose grace? LOL kidding thank you for reading

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      It sounds lovely, as we are heading towards autumn, and a wet one it is, too, so far. I love to see it. Voted up and beautiful.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks so much blossom for visiting my New England Spring :)

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Frank

      "as the moonlight touched the early leaves"

      Love the imagery.

      Voted up and away

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks Sueswan for visiting my early spring :)

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      Vidya Mallar 4 years ago from India

      I felt the spring of England in your beautiful poem....

      Thank you for sharing this poem and giving the feel of being in the spring season.. God bless you...

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      V-M thank you so much for stopping by :) Frank

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      Patricia Scott 2 years ago from sunny Florida

      "...a combination of joy and happiness

      it will promise to bring," Aaah yes, I feel the same about spring in Florida although I would imagine that anticipating spring after the hard freeze and blankets of snow awaiting the wonder of the new green, new life everywhere would cause a swirl of joy and happiness.

      Loved this.

      Thanks for sharing.

      Voted up and shared

      Angels are on the way this morning ps

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      Mary Craig 2 years ago from New York

      Ok Frank, I have to admit I was waiting for the boom to drop but it never did, I should have known "with no room for any tragic"! This was a beautiful poem and reading it today is just in time for the spring we have so awaited! Hoping you are basking in warm weather and sunshine. Peace & Joy.

      Voted up, awesome, and beautiful.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

      Happy springtime! Great poem! Jamie

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      William Thomas 2 years ago from That Great Primordial Smash UP of This and That Which Gave Rise To All Beings and All Things!

      Hey, Frank! I voted this poem 'up' and 'beautiful.' That's the first time I ever had occasion to rank one of your hubs specifically 'beautiful,' to my recollection.

      This is a nice change of pace for you.

      The softer side of "Edgar Allen Poe"!

      Take it easy. :)

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      Bless you Til. Jhammann, Pstraubie and winged creature for reading my Spring

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