Poem: April Yellow | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

Poem: April Yellow 

When palest, juicy willow buds
festoon the trees, the green-to-be
of leaves soon hits the high notes:
lightest, brightest tones. Forsythia!
how fragile branches sway
and tremble with a starry load
of bloom, no room for even one more
urgent burst of gold.
The daffodils are opening
their mouths in round surprise
(inhaling sun) new dandelions
polka-dot the lawns
while blue-crowned pansies bare
their glowing hearts to April light
(yes) promises of bliss

Speaking of...

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Hudson Valley Events

submit event
Brian Rego: Tiny Mirrors @ John Davis Gallery

Brian Rego: Tiny Mirrors

Jan. 5-27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. — Exhibition of paintings by Brian Rego in the Main Galleries....
Belly Dance Foundations with Amanda Maria @ Artspace at Ed Dempsey Tattoos

Belly Dance Foundations with Amanda Maria

Thursdays, 6:45-8 p.m. Continues through March 14 — This 8-week series is designed for students new to belly dance or...

View all of today's events

Latest in Arts & Culture

Chronogram on Instagram

@Chronogram