Spring Barter

Spring stalled in her tracks,
­                       silencing birds, wasting
late-flowering catkins
­             and shrivelling
bramble
­             leaves.
As
she
­             bartered
for a little
­                       heat and sun,
trees and shrubs
­             waited patiently to
­                       green and blossom.

Kim M. Russell, 2nd May 2018

Image result for trees flowering in snow
Image found on Pinterest

My response to Poets United Midweek Motif: Barter / Trade

Susan, our host this week, would like us to barter and trade.

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20 thoughts on “Spring Barter

  1. At last Spring made a successful trade with winter and we have received summer in return. Two weeks ago it was cold and rainy and now the leaves and flowers have exploded. I think the trade is a success.

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  2. It’s Autumn here….blue sky and sun but a sun without the intensity that I crave.In fact our Autumn is warmer than your Spring…23 degrees c. today.I like weather poems.

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