April Snow


April snow
seems wrong somehow.
Sheer affront to
newly surfaced crocuses.
Enticed by the promise
of a warm sun,
tender buds rose in answer.
Their greeting dashed
by snow’s chilly response.
Like sturdy New Englanders,
they will accept the moisture
and ignore the cold. 
Shake off the snow,
and not only rise,
but flourish.


About Mary Jane

I am a retired English teacher. My husband, Frank, and I have lived on Cape Cod since 2000. I am a lifelong bread baker and writer and have been posting a blog on Falmouth Patch for the last few years. Savory Seasons has been largely devoted to recipes and food in general. I am hoping to expand my focus in this new blog.
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