Tag Archives: March

March is not spring (micro)

March is not spring promised in seed catalogs other places here, it is unbloomed, precrocus want a softening, finally naked and waiting Advertisements

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full worm moon

The robin’s voice breaks the back of winter. You can see it if you know where to look: the rise of sap pinking the tips of maple branches or dripped to thin cicles snapped from tap mouths and tasted, a … Continue reading

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March is not spring

March is not the spring promised in seed catalogs other places here, it is the unbloomed, precrocus want of mud under ice a softening, finally naked but still waiting

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reversals

The first morning song wakes me before my alarm clock this winter tells me, ¬†beautifully and without question that cardinal knows¬†something March refuses to admit, weaving his nest on barely-budded branches with last year’s field grass, his wings bleeding through … Continue reading

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