Spring in abeyance

Winter holds the signs of spring in abeyance
Daffodils nod to the strengthening wind
Crocus makes no statement bound in straggly grass
Snowdrops bow low tightened and
Resolute
A fire is lit in the grate and
Curtains drawn.
Birdsong quietens awaiting the call
Illusions of spring awaiting fulfilment
The lion to lay down with the
Lamb.

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