"The Essence of Spring"
Spring looks like
trees budding green with anticipation,
flowers blooming brightly to decorate the world and
bright blue skies opening the heavens to our view.
Spring sounds like
bees buzzing along merrily catching each new flower,
children playing spy games in the streets until late and
men's hammers and lawn movers welcoming the change of season.
Spring feels like
a long awaited freshness cleansing the world of all that's wrong,
the comforting arms of Mother Earth herself and
the excitement of rebirth for both my body and soul.
Spring smells like
orange blossoms from the familiar nearby groves,
fresh cut grass that has patiently waited its turn to grow and
the rain bringing with it life and promises.
Spring tastes like
homemade chocolate chip cookies on Sundays,
fresh-squeezed lemonade for the gang on Wednesdays and
fresh-baked white bread delivereies on Fridays.
~ by Lauri L. Egan © 2011
* Today's poem challenge is called a SEASON SENSES poem. We have been given the assignment to write about the season Spring. This poem is another fill-in-the-blanks poem with as little or as much info as you would like. Here's the format:
Spring looks like _______________.
Spring sounds like ______________.
Springs feels like _______________.
Spring smells like ______________.
Spring tastes like _______________.
I had a lot of fun visualizing the words I used in it and smelling the cookies, etc. It's a great way to get all of those senses dusted off and remember what you enjoy about them. Write along with me in the comments section of this post or at home, but I encourage you to write a poem for April ~ National Poetry Month. Even non-poets have been finding out surprises about themselves with this challenge.