Tagged: april

mama’s peonies

mama’s peonies
arrive as if on cue – one, two,
three, four, five – she brings

each stem in from late April to
May, so it blooms just for her
.
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a matter of chance –

april showers bring

the first of may slides

april sews enough

two days before we

we have arrived on

we have arrived on
another first of april
like thirty-seven

rose-colored azalea buds
waiting for a chance to bloom
.
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we know the cherry

we know the cherry
blossoms
are out, the same way
we know the wedding

is postponed, the taxes won’t
do themselves, it is april
.
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when the litter of

when the litter of
spring blossoms crosses canal
street in late April,
a petal or two will stray
into side alleys, searching
for the real chinatown
.
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spring arrives on tip-

spring arrives on tip-
toes, alighting an hour or
two into April.

be ready to negotiate,
have a music to barter
.
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