Early Flowers

Thy fingers make early flowers
of all things.
thy hair mostly the hours love:
a smoothness which
sings,saying
(though love be a day)
do not fear, we will go amaying.
– E.E. Cummings

Even as the rain romances,
after all these swollen glances,
let’s just take our stolen chances;
and crown ourselves with ribbon dances.


(though love be a day
and life be nothing,it shall not stop kissing).  
– E.E. Cummings

Happy May Day! And WHEW, to all who finished a strong poeming April!
Prompted by Toads

 

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9 Responses to Early Flowers

  1. Reblogged this on Strong Illumination Arts and commented:
    Happy May Day to you as well 🙂

  2. Oh those swollen glances.. I love them.

  3. Rosemary Nissen-Wade says:

    Who could resist?

  4. What a delightful treat, De. Such a beautiful sound. Like Rosemary suggests, simply irresistible. I can totally dance to this… and the dancing will include a lot of hip. 😀

  5. ManicDdaily says:

    Terrific! Thanks so much also for the Cummings. And thanks for your inspiration all month. K.

  6. Sanaa Rizvi says:

    So gorgeous ❤ ❤

  7. Rommy says:

    I adore the play on words with “swollen glances”.

  8. laffy taffy says:

    Love this!!!

  9. Jim says:

    This sounds very good, De. Your rhyme is great too! I’m ready to dance and haven’t even gotten into romance yet. 🙂
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