April 10th — Poetry Playing

Before we get to today’s poem I want to remind you all to visit Poetry Playing and vote for your favorite Limerick.   There are no names on the poems to keep voting fair, but yes, I have entered a Limerick in the contest.  Do try your best to pick it, won’t you? Voting will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10, 2010. Deadline 11 PM eastern standard time today.  The Winner will be announced Sunday, April 11th.

Resurrecting Me

Jesus is Spring
rebirth
he tills the fallow fields of my soul
casting out stones
and pulling weeds
planting love
fertilizing with his own blood
harvesting life eternal.

CLA

Poetry Playing, Day 10
Prompt: Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world. ~ Virgil A. Kraft

It’s National Poetry Month. Write a poem!

April 9th — Poetry Playing

Before we get to today’s poem I want to remind you all to visit Poetry Playing and vote for your favorite Limerick.   There are no names on the poems to keep voting fair, but yes, I have entered a Limerick in the contest.  Do truy your best to pick it, won’t you? Voting will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10, 2010. Deadline 11 PM eastern standard time on the 10th. The Winner will be announced Sunday, April 11th.

Timely Seasons

Spring forward,
march boldly into April,
stop and smell the flowers,
then skip into June.

Jump into Summer
with beach barbecues
from July through September.

Fall
back into your jacket
for bonfires and autumn leaves,
until November fades.

Winter drift
into snowbanks on toboggans
and sip hot chocolate
until February.

CLA

Poetry Playing, Day 9
Prompt: Sring Forward, Fall back

April 7th — Poetry Playing

It Happens Every Year

The crocuses always start it.
You’d think that they would learn.
Then the daffodils and tulips,
Without logic or concern,
Leap among the Lavender
And tease the Hellebore,
Until the Daisies and the Lilies
Can’t take it anymore.
The Hydrangea and the Lark Spur
The Delphinium and Phlox,
Wanting their share of glory
Soon fill the flower box.
When the garden’s bursting
In flowery array,
I often join the party,
By gathering a bouquet.

CLA

Poetry Playing, Day 7
Prompt: Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” ~ Robin Williams

It’s National Poetry Month.  Write a poem!