Polly

Writings and Witterings

Midwinter Laburnum

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This morning the splendour
of nature
spikes the eye with frost;
the laburnum tree
has never been
more beautiful,
less vain.

Polly Stretton © 2015

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18 thoughts on “Midwinter Laburnum

  1. My willow looks much the same. I just looked up, and noticed that after reading your poem. Good morning, Polly.

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  2. Lovely, Polly. It is a wonderful morning!

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  3. Oh I just love the way this leads up to those last two gorgeous lines! 😊 x

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  4. There’s something magical about nature at this time of year.

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  5. It’s like they sprayed glitter on everything. I always enjoy it.

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  6. Like a different world, ‘eh, Joe 🙂

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  7. “spikes the eye with frost”. Good one Polly.

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  8. This spikes my poetic nerve sharply Polly.

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  9. Ah, Nature, she will always have the final word! We must pay close attention when she exposes her underside (winter) the bones that will soon blossom into spring! Well done Polly!

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