Happy Easter! Oh, Look! A Poem!
Tomorrow is the deadline for all W&Q 11 poems, and I'm happy to be one day shy of that, if not perfectly punctual.
Remember that our May host is the lovely Lindsay of Very Sleepy People. New players are always welcome and old players suffer only the tiniest bit of
Question: How long has it been since you were here?
How did you know I had returned?
-- I doubt that I sent word.
I was to sneak up as the spring
-- cryptic as a bird.
It must have been a bold alert
-- a tattling little tweet.
A telegraph to all at once
-- death to the discreet.
I miss my world of wait and see
-- of seasons past and due.
I did not feel I was at home
-- until I saw you.
Can you guess which poet I've been thinking a lot of lately? ;-)
I'd say reading a lot of . . . but what I was really doing was flooring myself by quoting several of my favourites from this poet's ouvre completely from memory. I hadn't known I still had them there!