watching the seasons
This month was very forward,
almost rude in its abrupt
changes - winter to spring.
It seems it got to the punchline
before setting up the joke.
Perhaps it had to
noting the wheels were off the track
noting that it was May and very few blooms
were there to transform the brown forest floor
into the magical realm of intrigue and curiosity
as we longingly poke under leaves searching for the sign
that the cold, barren, existence will soon come to an end.
Discover new and interesting things about the world around you.
Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who spends her time exploring and learning about the unique history and nature in North East Ohio. She lives with her fiancé and cat in Wooster where she also works at a bookstore and grows and cans her own vegetables. When she's not doing that, yoga and embroidery (not at the same time) are other things she enjoys.