April started just today
and yet it seems so far away,
a distant joke other people play
when they are young and full of life.
I remember being drunk with love,
with music and the stars above,
the cosy walks in sun and rain;
I hope we’ll do it all again
now that April’s here.
Kim M. Russell, 1st April 2019
Marian is our host for the first NaPoWriMo prompt of April and she has treated us with the beautiful Paul Simon song ‘April Come She Will’. I can’t believe he wrote it back in the sixties – it hasn’t aged at all.
Marian asks us to write a poem about love, the seasons changing, love affairs growing old, streams swelled with rain…