Something in the Air

May14The garden
Preens and struts,
Rustling its gaudy feathers
As it settles
On its perch,
New plumage
Resting easily
On its frame.
There is
Something in the air –
A subtle change.
The warmth of the sun?
The gentle intensity
Of the light?
The late spring breeze
That brings
Migrating birds to
Temperate B&Bs?
Or is it a
Fundamental earthly thing,
Spiritual sap
From deep within,
Rising and casting
Enchantment on
Root and leaf and flower?

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22 Responses to Something in the Air

  1. Christina says:

    All of those things! Well put Cathy

  2. Annette says:

    I love it, Cathy, very sensual!

  3. Laurin Lindsey says:

    I love the way the flowers trail down the side of the poem…it enhanced the experience of reading the words as I caught the flowers out of he corner of my eye!

    • Cathy says:

      Thanks Laurin – it took a bit of adjusting to get the pictures the same size as the poem, but I got there in the end!

  4. Very nice! Blessings, Natalie 🙂

  5. Lovely poem Cathy, captures the feeling, though perhaps there should be some mention of rain given the current weather!!

    • Cathy says:

      I wondered about that later Janet, but in fact we haven’t had a lot of rain here until today which has finally been more damp than dry.

  6. Aquileana says:

    The photos and your words match perfectly… Very nice…
    Cheers, Aquileana 🙂

    • Cathy says:

      Thank you for that – I tried to choose the brightest flowers for inclusion because of the words at the start of the poem

  7. Julie says:

    Beautiful words Cathy – enhanced by the lovely photos.

  8. Charming. 🙂

  9. That’s the first time I’ve read your poetry, Cathy. Really lovely – as is your layout. I’m impressed! How did you do it? I’ve so much to learn!

    • Cathy says:

      Oh, thanks Ali. For the poetry you need to press the ‘shift return’ keys to get a new line, and the pictures were cropped slices of bigger pictures that I made a collage from in Picasa – it’s trial and error getting it the right size to fit the poem though. In fact, a lot of what I have achieved on the blog has been by trial and error – or asking other bloggers how they do things

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