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spring wind | Poem

spring wind
wind arrived
with the equinox
subservient to basic physics
as the land became
more quickly than the sea
but subservient to nothing else
thief rattling my windows
persistent vendor
at my door
insistent prodigy
refrain to every conversation
presage of change
sweeping the land clean
carrying salt sea tang inland for miles
restless harbinger
of green
- Ken Peters
Ken's menu   /   Moongate