do not blink

The green will appear

Suddenly a bare tree blooms

And we are in awe

At Mother Nature’s timing

Wishing we were as clever

©2021 Annette Rochelle Aben

15 responses to “do not blink

  1. Another lovely poem about spring.

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  2. That’s great! Yes, I do feel the same every spring.

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  4. Mother nature never ceases to amaze me. ❤

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  5. What a fabulous tanka poem, Sis. That last line really grabs you! ❤

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