With a sunny 7 degrees today there are welcome signs of spring.
A rhododendron escapes its cold enclosure
and its shiny leaves welcome the sun.
Sedum spears appear as snow disappears.
Rocks break out and absorb the sun’s rays whilst
dock wood dries out and feels warm again.
But… roads soften and crack
and garbage is uncovered.
Thankfully and gradually, buds appear
and burst in happiness against a brilliant blue sky.