Thursday, March 4, 2010

Hope Renewed


Winter winds
So carelessly blown:
A harsh and
Penetrating assault
On a heart
Wide open and true.

Too long
Over-burdened,
By chilly disregard,
A presence left bare,
Vulnerable
To the elements,
Becomes
Tightly cloaked.

Then hope,
In another form,
Alights with Spring.
An alluring warmth
Procuring promises
Of tender days,
And love is
Welcome, again.


55 Flash Fiction Friday: Compose a story in 55 words and report back
to the G-Man at http://g-man-mrknowitall.blogspot.com/ …every Friday.

36 comments:

G-Man said...

Felicitas...
We are HARDLY on the same wavelength!
You soar so much higher thats it's almost unfathomable!
Simply beautiful...Thank You.
You Rock The Planet!
Have a Kick Ass Week-End...G

Ronda Laveen said...

Beautiful all the way around...words and photo!

Sh@KiR@ CK said...

Such a wonderful poem.
Don't you just love Spring?

hugs
shakira

SEI POK KAI

anthonynorth said...

Beautifully done - as Spring should be.

Brian Miller said...

love is welcome again. thanks for the smiles...a happy 55! hope you have a great weekend!

mine is up!

Monkey Man said...

This is one post I wish I could freeze in time to read and re-read. It soothes as it gives way to spring.

Sherry said...

You brought me from cold to warmth...great 55!

Dulce said...

Awesome , dear F
As always
And the photo so good and suitable!!
;)

Alicia said...

Love all the subjects of this one: spring, hope, openness, vulnerability. Nice!


Here's mine.

Alexys Fairfield said...

Felicitas,

Very nice. Enchantingly favorable. You're a natural poet. So many things spring forth in the spring.

Susan at Stony River said...

That's fantastic. I read it through twice and want to again; thank goodness for an end to winter. (any kind of winter!)

Happy Spring Felicitas!

otin said...

It seems that spring is on everyone's minds these days, as is the thought of love! Very cool!

Mama Zen said...

Gorgeous!

Dulce said...

An award for you at my site today!

Realliveman said...

Beautiful!

Felicitas said...

It's hard not to be inspired by springtime - especially after a long and hard winter!

Thank you all for your lovely words. And Dulce, thank you again for that beautiful award! I will proudly display it on my blog.

Mona said...

Ah Spring, the season of hope and rebirth!

My brother who lives in toronto told me that winter was not so severe this year!

Felicitas said...

Hi Mona - Your brother is right. We've been especially lucky with a mild winter this year... but as many of our friends in the blogosphere have not been so fortunate, I've kept that information on the down low. My sister lives in New York City and she says they dubbed the last storm "Snow-mageddan".

PattiKen said...

This is really beautiful, picture and words alike.

My post is up here.

Enchanted Oak said...

Hope springs eternal, and I am grateful for that. This was lovely.

Thom said...

This is just wonderful. What an enchanting way to bring in spring. Well done my friend. :)

Sir Thomas AKA (Winters Reaper) said...

this is so true and with the winter we did not get this year... I have come to enjoy the promise that spring holds for us....


hold hands with me and walk....

Wendilea said...

Images come to mind that are beautifully rendered with your words!

Nevine said...

A beautiful, delicate, and inspiring piece. And I so look forward to the arrival of true spring, and with it the warm winds of rebirth. Quiet and serene.

Nevine

schererart said...

Nicely written. I also read it twice.

Sir Thomas AKA (Winters Reaper) said...

this was so good I had to read it again....


we walking yet?

Megan "JoyGirl!" Bord said...

We have been welcoming the energy of spring all week where I live, and truly, it renews the hope in my soul.

Happy Monday!

Felicitas said...

Other seasons certainly have their charms but arriving the way it does after winter's harshness, is what makes Spring my favourite of all!

Chris, without hope what have we got?

Nevine, I too feel this is too good to be true... but I'm taking it anyway!

Megan, it was 12º celsius here yesterday - which I think is about 54º fahrenheit. Positively balmy!

LOL Thomas - of course!

Jingle said...

http://jingleyanqiu.wordpress.com/2010/03/10/i-want-my-old-friends-back-awards/

beautiful poetry,
beautiful nature photo,
cool blog!

Dave King said...

Tender and lovingly composed. The thought comes through powerfully.

Carlos Gesmundo said...

Felicitas--thank you for these verses of hope. Indeed, spring is around the corner. Sons and daughters and tender days are returning pretty soon.

Best regards.

Jingle said...

Hello,

I did both flash Friday 55,
and Sunday 160 this week!

Welcome a visit!

Jingle said...

refreshing poem,
amazing spring song!

Roxy said...

Your 55's are nothing short of Amazing!!! Love this one :)

Bernadine said...

Lovely spring poem that awakened even more the hope & longing in my heart for springtime.

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