Treasure Island

Hebert Logerie

(Haiti)

Breath of Spring Air


Melting snow,
Cool breeze,
Crows diving in a row,
Return of the unfriendly bees,
Rainbow in the sky,
And the songs of the talkative parrot;
These are signs that Spring is around the corner.
Again, she has defeated Queen Winter,
With that incredible show in the parking lot.
She is now wearing the crown and three ostentatious rubies;
Oh my golly! She can also poise better than all of the beauties
Gathered during the Ms.Universe beauty pageant.


Sigh of Lent,
Palm Sunday,
Children at play,
Gardens decorated with confetti,
Humming birds flying high,
And the young grand-mother in bikini;
These are hints that the celebration
Will commence early this spring.
One duck is already being trailed by an offspring,
Meanwhile, the zebras are being chased by one starving lion,
Who can no longer run like a supersonic train.
Amidst all of that, somebody is going to have fun.

Copyright© March 2009, Hebert Logerie, All Rights Reserved
Hébert Logerie is the author of two poetry books:
“Sparkles of Love and Etincelles de l’Amour”

Hébert Logerie is the author of “Mounts And Valleys of Love”
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Submitted: Saturday, March 21, 2009
Edited: Tuesday, February 02, 2010

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  • Deepti Agarwal (9/15/2009 12:09:00 AM)

    Beauty of Spring along with Growing old gracefully.. is all here.. with lovely mention of Queen Winter.... :) (Report) Reply

  • Lynn Glover (5/25/2009 1:50:00 PM)

    Sorry I didn't get to answer sooner. The poems I looked at and they are magnificently written. Well versed and have a very smooth flow. Good write on all three poems. Look up my O'er Yon Mountain and see what you think. Its from my book 'Poems from the Heart' published in 2008. (Report) Reply

  • Obinna Eruchie (5/16/2009 9:34:00 AM)

    well you said it, spring came and there was happiness. thank you for this poem. it is wonderful. (Report) Reply

  • Erica German (5/9/2009 10:36:00 AM)

    hello you asked me to read this poem. i really enjoyed it. thanks for recomending it to me. i think your poems are wonderful. it really speaks to people. (Report) Reply

  • Hanaya Sausan Kamil (5/8/2009 1:16:00 AM)

    i love the opening phrase. its beautiful
    really.
    and your rhyme
    comes so naturally
    excellent work
    got so much lesson here. thx (Report) Reply

  • rago rago (5/8/2009 12:15:00 AM)

    to read nature and related ones always enthuse and bring in happiness........fantastic write. (Report) Reply

  • Maya Graham (5/5/2009 11:01:00 PM)

    Herbert,
    Way to go! If I never knew what Winter and Spring was you just hit the nail on the head.. (Report) Reply

  • Subroto Chatterjee (5/5/2009 7:58:00 PM)

    Herb,
    I've already sent you the feedback on this poem. So I'll reproduce it here once again: ....'Now thats the National Geographic in action in the city! And to live all of this with every breath of Spring is priceless, considering the turmoil in today's world....' Well written friend.

    Cheers.
    Subroto
    [14/04/2009] (Report) Reply

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