Virna Sheard

(1865-1943 / Ontario)

April Again - Poem by Virna Sheard

April again! the willow wands are yellow
Rose-red the brambles that the passing wind knows,
Comes a robin's note like the note of a 'cello,
And across the valley, the calling of the crows,-
'April again!'

April again! and the marsh birds swinging
Over the rushes that belong to yester-year;
Silver shines the river, and young lips are singing
Songs as old as Eden-as old and as dear;
'April again!'

April again! with a wet wind blowing,
And along the western sky a pathway of gold;
Sounds a call to follow the road we're not knowing,
A new road-a wild road-o'er fairy lands unrolled,-
'April again!'

April again! with its wonder of gladness,
April with its haunting joy, and swift-stinging tears,-
Month of mist and music, and the old moon-madness,
Month of magic fluting, the spirit only hears,-
'April again!'


Comments about April Again by Virna Sheard

  • Gold Star - 14,297 Points * Sunprincess * (6/27/2014 9:42:00 PM)

    ............april is one of my favourite months....enjoyed this beautiful poem... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 10, 2012



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