the coming of spring by Linda Crate

800px-Sturnella_neglecta2 (western meadowlark singing, image by John and Karen Hollingsworth is in the U.S. public domain)

The larks trilled their cries that
Nested in my ears in birdsong.

I saw the thaw of winter had begun.

Soon spring would rush in on her
Pastel heels bringing forth blooms.


To read Linda’s bio and enjoy more of her verse on WIZ go here, here, and here.