in just spring……..

…waiting, anxiously awaiting……..spring.

my world is in desperate need of warmth…and the voices of the neighborhood kids adrift in the air…….

..and birds…and grass green…..bee balm red….

can you smell lilac?

In celebration of the anticipation of spring and new life I’ve planted a garden of Twillypops this morning for the infusion of color back into my smeary, dreary white world…….
and a poem, one of my favorites of all time…so, stay a minute, daydream and lolligag……

stomp in a puddle with me
let’s try your adult bodies at jumping rope just one more time while the boys pull our pigtails……

in just
e.e. cummings
in just-
spring when the world is mud-
luscious the little
lame balloonman
whistles far and wee

and eddieandbill come
running from marbles and
piracies and it’s spring

when the world is puddle-wonderful

the queer
old balloonman whistles
far and wee
and bettyandisbel come dancing
from hop-scotch and jump-rope and
it’s spring
and the goat-footed balloonman whistles
…what are you most anticipating about spring?

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  1. Love this post.
    Love ee cummings poetry.
    Love your art,
    from your vibrant, glorious, God-woven heart.
    Love you!

  2. Had not read that poem before. Lovely. Absolutley love the Twillypop rainbow. Great pics! :O)

  3. Love the poem, but I truly LOVE the rainbow of color! The sounds of spring…. ahh, it will be soon, it has to be! Thanks for brightening my world with color this Monday morning!

  4. Your pics make me happy! And ee cummings is one of my faves…”i carry your heart” is one of my all time favorite poems. ;o)

    Looking forward to a Twillypop Spring, spring is probably my favorite season! I love all the blooming plants and trees!

  5. Those are AWESOME! I love love love the photos and the colors and that you used an e.e. cummings poem!

  6. Great post! Made me smile. I love any spring color! Beautiful. That widget on the side with your jewelry is cool, too. Stay warm!

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    Have a sweet day!

  8. You are so creative! What a spice of color. I miss the spring blooms. We have a crabapple tree that turns into a big puff of pink every year. I need some color! Hugs!

  9. Love that pic, it’s amazingly beautiful! I want to wear it!

  10. You expressed so well, Sara, what I simply hate about winter – no sounds from the outside. No kids, no birds, no ice-cream truck – nothing! Glad that is coming to an end, for a few months at least! Your necklaces and their happy colours make me smile!!!!! oxox

  11. I felt a hint of warm air today. I hope spring is just around the corner. Great post 🙂

  12. Sara! Enjoyed this so much!!! Oh! love poetry too!!! Thanks for beautiful post!!!

  13. oh my goodness! how cute are THOSE?!

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