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In Honor of Spring

The chatter and scurry of scarlet and gold
Give way to the sullen mutterings of gray - 
Mutable charcoal, ash and lead.
The hushed whisper of violet and mauve temper
The chill of rattling and scratching ochre,
The implacable sigh of icy blue. 

A verdant cacophony lies dormant,
Half-forgotten under crackling shades of frost.

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persnickett
Mar. 20th, 2012 07:49 pm (UTC)
awesome.

GO SPRING!


ETA: ...huh. Just realized our journals have the same subtitle. *spooky fingers*

Edited at 2012-03-20 07:50 pm (UTC)
antesqueluz
Mar. 22nd, 2012 03:46 am (UTC)
Great minds...
angus_honey
Mar. 20th, 2012 10:10 pm (UTC)
A lovely little verse...I feel as if I'm waiting for it all to burst into colour! And funnily enough on our first day of Spring the weather has been fab...despite it snowing on Sunday!
antesqueluz
Mar. 22nd, 2012 03:47 am (UTC)
Thanks for reading! It seems like spring always takes me by surprise somehow. Glad the weather's good!
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antesqueluz
Mar. 22nd, 2012 03:57 am (UTC)
Aww, thanks. :-) Glad you enjoyed it. I too am very grateful for spring's return!
trista_zevkia
Mar. 21st, 2012 07:04 am (UTC)
Spring of the green and blues
All in a variety of hues,
And I'm just talking about my sinus infection!


Sorry, I suck at 'real' poetry =)
antesqueluz
Mar. 22nd, 2012 03:59 am (UTC)
Umm..eww! XD I hope your sinuses are better. I know allergies can make spring pretty miserable, but I must admit I'm glad to see the end of winter!
f_m_r_l
Mar. 21st, 2012 05:00 pm (UTC)
Loved this—thanks for sharing it.
antesqueluz
Mar. 22nd, 2012 03:59 am (UTC)
Thank you for reading it! :-)

Edited at 2012-03-22 04:00 am (UTC)
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