NATURE POEMS: “The clematis flower” by Amira (La flor de clemátide)

The clematis flower Delicate little tendrils, like soft hands Reaching up as if in prayer, up and up they expand Searching  for the light…   They sense their path, they have foresight Their inner compass is their guidance While they grow in silence   Until they reach the perfect height To blossom like open hearts…

POEMS: “A red peony” by Robert Bly

When I come near the red peony flower I tremble as water does near thunder, As the well does when the plates of earth move, Or the tree when fifty birds leave at once. The peony says that we have been given a gift, And it is not the gift of this world. Behind the…

SPRING POEMS: “Out of the cold” by Kathleen Gillum

“Out of the cold”   Out of the cold and frozen earth The tiny shoots appear, And always take me by surprise At this time of year. Those minty, fragile drops of white On slender stalks of green, Have sometimes sprung up overnight Upon the winter scene. They are the first of all the flowers…