Posted by r. taylor on January 31, 19106 at 23:33:42:

spring is coming
on the land
its green beginnings
its buds so small
so vibrant
against the winter's closing

rolling green hills
newly reborn
young hooves in the soft grass falling closely
to ones already familiar with this terrain
slow chewing
slow considering
and naps in the cool sun

everything on either side of the road
is gently waking

then further south
the change into desert
as the land flattens
and the palette darkens
and still
life is thick here

brown and white hawk
sitting on a post by the 5
awaiting the new sun

r. taylor
copyright 2006

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