Nature recovers from winter’s wrath
as vernal floods fill the swamps.
Spring peepers and skunk cabbage emerge
infusing the air with sounds and scents.
The headaches of last season
slowly dissipate with the arrival
of temperate days and an earth
that ruptures with new life.
Announcement: Lainie will have paintings and poetry in “Awakening” a Zoom presentation of art, music and poetry by the Kaji Aso Studio on Sunday, April 3rd at 7pm. Go to kajiasostudioevents.com for a link to the program.