The Woodland in Spring (poem)

18 Apr

The beauty of spring in the woods.

Woodland flowers

The Woodland in Spring

The crocuses and the snowdrops bring forth their colour,
Everywhere white, orange, and purple can be seen.
Bringing a brightness to the woodlands winter pallor,
Bringing to an end, winters shades of lonely green.

The daffodils reach up, unveiling their yellow glory,
Their heads nodding whenever a passing breeze is found.
Such a scattering of colours, showing nature’s spring story
Such is the beauty of wildflowers, growing all around.

On the branches, a touch of blossom’s starting to show,
The promise of new fruits upon the bushes and the trees.
Slowly their petals unfurl, and their flowers start to grow,
The promise of nectar for the butterflies and bees.

The hedgehogs appear and the birds begin their nesting,
The woodland’s preparing for all their young to arrive.
In spring, there is no time for nature to be resting,
For now that spring is here, the woodland has come alive.

© Jenny Maryl

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Posted by on 18th Apr 2020 in nature, Spring


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2 responses to “The Woodland in Spring (poem)

  1. moizhawalchi53

    18th Apr 2020 at 10:40

    Descriptive & thought provoking!
    Check out my poem on similar lines:


  2. thewriterinme

    30th May 2020 at 21:33

    Vivid! Beautiful!

    Thanks for posting this lovely poem pf yours. Have a nice day.

    Best regards, JL



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