Friday, February 12, 2016

Poetry Friday: A Primrose


Bought my first primroses of the season, always an uplifting thing to do as Seattle's gray February plays itself out. Three will go in a pot outside the front door, one was brought in to grace the dining room table. So I'll share my short poem, in honor of the occasion:

Everyone knows
a primrose
means one thing:
Spring!

Here's wishing you all a Happy Valentine's Day in advance - and a Happy Spring, which (as this primrose proves) is just around the corner.
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The Poetry Friday Round-Up is being hosted today by Kimberley Moran over at Written Reflections. Head over there to see what other people have posted.



9 comments:

  1. Spring sure doesn't feel around the corner here in the Chicago area, so I appreciate this lovely reminder. Happy Valentine's Day to you, too!

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  2. After a big snow last week, we've had fifties and sixties wether, & continuing on. That snow is nearly gone, but March can bring more winter, so I won't be looking for the primroses yet. Our first sign is when the forsythia yellow breaks out, Julie. I'm happy you shared your lovely words about primroses, though. Happy Valentine's Day!

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  3. So cheerful! Thanks for sharing, Julie, and wishing you a lovely Valentine-y weekend.

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  4. I'm glad you're having spring--don't ask what the temps will be in NH this weekend! Fairbanks AK will be 16 degrees higher than we'll be tomorrow night!

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  5. Sounds like winter is FAR from over for some of you - Brrrrrrrr! Stay warm.

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  6. Cold here in Ohio, too (dangerous windchill alerts), but days are lengthening, and hope is reawakening. Spring WILL come!

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  7. It's been in the 60's in Denver this week, after a foot of snow last week. I'm dreaming of daffodils!

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  8. Julie, might you consider offering your primrose photo and poem for my upcoming gallery, Spring's Seeds? The information is at http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/2016/05/spring-gallery-invitation.html.

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    1. Thank you, Carol - I'll check it out!

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