ejmoore510(7)March 10, 2012

Dear March - Come in -

How glad I am -

I hoped for you before -

Put down your Hat -

You must have walked -

How out of Breath you are -

Dear March, how are you, and the Rest -

Did you leave Nature well -

Oh March, Come right upstairs with me -

I have so much to tell -

I got your Letter, and the Birds -

The Maples never knew that you were coming -

I declare - how Red their Faces grew -

But March, forgive me -

And all those Hills you left for me to Hue -

There was no Purple suitable -

You took it all with you -

Who knocks? That April -

Lock the Door -

I will not be pursued -

He stayed away a Year to call

When I am occupied -

But trifles look so trivial

As soon as you have come

That blame is just as dear as Praise

And Praise as mere as Blame -

Dear March - Come in - (1320)

by Emily Dickinson

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Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful

    Bookmark   March 10, 2012 at 8:49AM
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Talking to the months, a sign of introspective genius. Thanks EJ.


Simon And Garfunkel April Come She Will

April come she will
When streams are ripe and swelled with rain;
May, she will stay,
Resting in my arms again

June, she'll change her tune,
In restless walks she'll prowl the night;
July, she will fly
And give no warning to her flight.

August, die she must,
The autumn winds blow chilly and cold;
September I'll remember.
A love once new has now grown old.

Here is a link that might be useful: Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel 1 - April Come She Will

    Bookmark   March 10, 2012 at 11:07AM
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EJ and Don, many thanks to both of you for providing such lovely tributes to March and April.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2012 at 3:43PM
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March came in like a lamb here in Silicon Valley, but the lion is not far behind. It seems that some roaring storms are heading this way.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2012 at 7:41PM
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