Images of Spring

This is a short poem inspired by Images of spring. I took this beautiful picture on my walk through the college campus where I work.

Images of Spring

Spring dresses in style

Like a lovely lady stepping out

For a morning promenade.


A Floral fragrance accompanies her

Like an expensive French perfume.


Her garments are sewn in pinks and whites

And vibrant shades of green

As dynamic as an artist palate

Brush stroked onto canvas by a talented hand.

Tulips bob their heads in adoration as she moves past

Like royal subjects on a parade route

Sent to hail the queen’s passing.

Geese Gossip from rooftops

like noisy neighbors

Peeking from behind closed Venetian blinds.


While the twitter of birds echoes from the trees

Like they are auditioning

For the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Squirrels squawk and scurry

Like restless sleepers rescued from hibernation

Released to play in the warm sunshine.


She meanders under crystal blue skies

Until there is a shift in her mood.


Dark clouds frame her countenance

Her voice takes on the rumble of thunder

And lightning becomes the bracelets on her wrists.

She sways and rumbles

Her breath scatters the leaves on the trees

She gives people something to talk about

After her tantrum is complete,

She adjusts her skirts

And combs her fingers through her hair.

It’s important for her to look presentable

While she finishes her promenade.

She sashays haughty

Because she knows falls got nothing on her

With it’s a reddish-gold prediction of death.


Who is Molly Shea?

Molly Shea is an accomplished fictional short story writer from Indiana, who writes short stories and novels about a fictional town called Tecumseh.  To read more of her short stories and adventures click here.

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Published by henhouselady

I am the author of Saving the Hen House. I didn't know when I started it would turn into a series. I love to ride motorcycles, the blues, my family, and going on adventures. This old hen rocks.

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