Friday, April 14, 2017

Last Sliver of Snow

Last Sliver of Snow
in our yard in Shapleigh, Maine
on April 14, 2017, sketched on April 14, 2017
10" x 7" (w x h), Winsor & Newton and Holbein
watercolors, on 140 lb. Arches cold press
fine grain 100% cotton watercolor paper
framed, $175.00

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Winter Falls Asleep
By Bruce McMillan

It happens in April, on time,
that last sliver of snow, pure white,
winter's leftover. Hark, spring's chime,
bird calls, the sun longs to stay bright, 

high in the sky, pine shade lets go
of sliver's hiding place, summer
wants to play, go away. You know
why you linger, melting slumber.

text and art © 2017 Bruce McMillan

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