Is Spring Really Here?

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Coming from New England, USA, spring is never really spring!  The bluebirds are back and so are the robins.  They are a sure sign of spring, are they not?

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The weather is getting a little warmer from the 30’s to the 40’s and 50’s.  But I don’t dare get too comfortable because we are used to having a spring snowstorm.  In the meantime I will enjoy a little more sunshine and longer days.  After the rough winter we have had we really need a little warmth and some sunny days!

Please let me share with you my poem about spring.

 

Spring

What does spring mean to me?

It is an awakening of nature to be all that it can be.

The ground lays dormant all through the winter weather so cold.

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And down under the ground grows the roots of new grass we are told.

At the first sign of warm weather the crocuses will pop through opening their faces to the bright sun and sky so blue.

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The trees will soon send out their lifeblood from their roots.

And before our very eyes can detect new buds will then shoot.

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Soon the birds and bees have arrived

to explore after a cold winter that they somehow survived.

There is a flutter of activity from every hole in the ground

as the chipmunks and groundhogs and other rodents stick their heads out for a look around.

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It makes me feel alive once again

and know that it is time, my friends

for cleaning and carting away

all the things that clutter the house and the yard this fine spring day.

Just as nature prepares ahead for the mild weather days,

we should get ready to give thanks for yet another lovely spring

God has sent our way.

Thank you for stopping by.  Hope you all have a lovely day!

Your support is appreciated!  Come back again real soon for more news of my new children’s book and other tidbits.

REMEMBER:  READING GIVES YOU WINGS TO FLY!

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Animals pictures – compliments of Wikimedia Commons

 

 

 

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About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with nine children's books for PS-Gr 4, five middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and two novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish won a Pinnacle Book Achievement Award. All her books are available on Amazon.com, Create Space, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on a mystery series for girls, a sequel to her first novel, Hunting Mariah, and a YA fantasy series will be coming in 2018 along with more children's books. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews.
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11 Responses to Is Spring Really Here?

  1. cindy knoke says:

    they are so gorgeous!

  2. Spring is wonderful – and so nice to read your thoughts!

  3. Beautiful post of “Spring”! Nice to meet you, as I seen you came by my blog tour today 🙂
    I’m sad that I won’t be in my home State Of So. Oregon this spring 😦 My hubby just started Meat-cutters school for Safeway who he works for, in all places Glendale, AZ….and it’s already getting HOT! LOL…I’m enjoying your past posts. *Catherine* 🙂

    • jjspina says:

      Thank you, Catherine, for stopping by and your kind compliment. I have a friend in Arizona and she says the same thing. I like the comfortable weather here in New England for our spring and fall. Our summer can be hot and humid but not dry like Arizona.

      Best wishes to you and your husband while you are there. Try to think cool!

      Stop by any time. I enjoy your blog too!

    • cttbbelliott says:

      Hi Catherine, I just read your post about Spring and see you are moving to Glendale, AZ. I lived there for 18 years but am back in Minnesota now. I just want you to know that Glendale has the good areas and not so good areas to live in. The further south you go the rougher the neighborhoods are. Just to bear in mind. I have three adult children living there in Surprise and Peoria or Glendale now. My son and family are at 75th Avenue and Union Hills. Surprise is also mostly a good area to live in. If you want to know anything else please feel free to contact me at 1brendabrown1@gmail.com and you might want a name of two of my kids and families for somebody to know. Sending God’s blessings your way and I hope you have a safe move and travels. Brenda

      • Thanks Brenda!
        Yes we are already here in Glendale. It’s a nice area that we found a little townhome community to rent in. It’s getting HOT already!…LOL. Yesterday was 96 YIKES!!

        Me and HEAT don’t get along to well. I think because it is so dry here. Although I can not WAIT to go visit the Grand Canyon in a few weeks!! We Hope to be in So. Oregon by Nov God willing. Thanks for the well wish’s and I’ve added your email to mine!! Lets Stay in touch!
        Hugs & Blessings back to You!
        *Catherine* 🙂

  4. cttbbelliott says:

    Yes, a long wait for Spring this year and in Minnesota we are looking for highs only in the forties all of next week. Hopefully those beautiful photos of yours will become the real deal soon. Thanks for sharing and love your writing. Blessings! Brenda

    • jjspina says:

      Thanks for stopping by, Brenda! So nice to chat with you. Wishing you some warmer weather soon! Bring on the sun! Blessings to you too.

      • cttbbelliott says:

        Thanks JJ, One good thing, all of the snow in our yard is now melted and the water puddles all over the yard are soaking in. It’s a horrible time for the dogs to go out to do their duties with all of the wet ground. My floors need constant attention. Nice meeting you and I hope to hear from the other blogger who is moving to Glendale, AZ. I wish her well too. Thanks for the uplift. Brenda

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