Burst of Color, Burst of Joy

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Spring trees blossom quickly
One day branches are bare
The next dotted with buds
Then little green leaves appear
And suddenly, a burst of color

It happens year after year
Still, it is a happy surprise
An ordinary miracle-
An extraordinary little
Burst of joy

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3 Responses to Burst of Color, Burst of Joy

  1. Lanny Ball says:

    Such a lovely poem that brings in narrative elements, while imparting an appreciation for the yearly repetition of wonder at this natural sequence. Love that line: “An ordinary miracle.”

  2. arjeha says:

    It is something how blossoms and leaves seem to appear overnight.

  3. Ramona says:

    I marvel every year! So grateful for this cycle that brings such colors and bursts of joy to us. I love your poem.

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