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The sun wakes through a morning window,
stretches itself over the horizon, smiles,
says, it will be a good day,
for horses to lay down and dream,
and I walk into its warmth,
almost able to hope, almost.
The sun persists to midday,
wakes the mountain, still white with snow,
and transforms its peak into a picture,
and if I could paint–
but I will, instead, think it,
in memory of last summer’s huckleberries,
picked there, there, half way up–
the sun smiles again
imagining the sweet boughs,
dark blue berries.
That’s what hope is, it says,
all the things you can see,
made bright again.
Such a fine, and suitable, poem for Spring, Linda!
I came back to read it again.🙂
Linda R Davis Poetry said:
Thank you. It has been a rare spring, now summer, and it has me between hope and despair, most days. But it’s only a phase. Happy summer, my friend!