Sunday, March 23, 2008

reverently renewed---One Single Impression




















water melts with the warmth of the sun
flows down the stream.
snow is not to be seen for some months now.
green leaves soothe the eyes-
grasses carpet the earth.
lonely birds get together to chirp songs of happiness,
in no time three months of winters are forgotten.
spring is welcomed whole heartedly,
before summer burns us down again.
don't they know, it passes too fast
and we have too long to wait?
each part of nature is too busy renewing itself-
living only in the present.

"what about my dried out falling hair-
it only thins out with each successive year"

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Photo Credits: public domain

26 comments:

Raven said...

Reverently renewed - lovely phrase... this is a beautiful poem and a beautiful photo to go with it. "don't they know it passes too fast..." Nice. Happy Spring!

Sian said...

Funny, sad and true...living in the present, I've been hearing that again and again lately. Maybe somebody is trying to tell me something :)
Thanks

Leatherdykeuk said...

Beautiful piece.

SandyCarlson said...

I love these lines:

each part of nature is too busy renewing itself-
living only in the present.

Writing in Faith: Poems

STP said...

Often the story of life: Always in a hurry to go forward.

dsnake1 said...

this is beautiful, gautami.

the last 2 line, about the falling hair, you don't have to remind me. :)

Ackworth Born said...

how I wish it was like that here but we are blanketed in snow!

shubd said...

A lovely picture to go along with a lovely poem !

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

I could use some of that melting and renewing about now!

Mad Kane said...

Lovely ... with a fun punchline.

MarianneNielsen said...

Love the title...a great picture of words.

spacedlaw said...

Lovely title but those that are renewed have to die first. Maybe our hair must too?

OneMoreBeliever said...

perfectly timed... green leaves soothe the eyes... i agree wholeheartedly... full of beautiful images of spring...

Billy said...

A very gentle soothing poem. Nicely done as always -:)

the teach said...

"water melts with the warmth of the sun" - love that, gautami! Lovely poetry that evokes the all the seasons. Did you re-read Siddartha because I called you gautama last week? Ha!

paisley said...

so well said gautami... i have seen 47 springs,, and each and every one no matter how greatly anticipated,, turned summer well before its time.....

Andrée said...

I have to learn from your poem: to live in the present like Nature. There is a reason it does so. This is so beautiful.

Daniel J Santos said...

One beautiful post, image and poem, excellent.

Patois said...

How delightful this is. And a lovely knowing smile at the very end.

Teri C said...

Beautiful spring words and the perfect photo to go with it.

storyteller said...

Such a lovely (and delicate) image to accompany your Spring poem … complete with a chuckle at the end. Thanks for sharing, and for visiting my OSI this morning.
Hugs and blessings,

UL said...

those last two lines..had me smiling...you do all these very well.

polona said...

the natural cycles and the passing of time so well captured!
great ending!

WillThink4Wine said...

Ah, it does pass much too quickly after such a long anticipation. Beautiful.

Greyscale Territory said...

Spring always seems like a hiatus, an adjustment from ice before the burning of summer.

Your thoughts reflect the spring oment beautifully!

Gemma

qualcosa di bello said...

this is so wise...a reminder to live in the present :)