Thursday, April 13, 2017

a light


A LIGHT exists in spring
  Not present on the year
At any other period.
  When March is scarcely here
  
A color stands abroad         
  On solitary hills
That silence cannot overtake,
  But human nature feels.

--Emily Dickinson






(Let us take a bit of poetic license for this latitude, and substitute April for March.

Among the trees, a golden rumor swirls -- )




when trees as gilded as bees

Above the 61st parallel, the colors of Autumn mark our parting with the bees, and the last days of real warmth. I had begun to transl...

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