May 5, 2014

Out of the Corner of Her Eye



The cold is harsh.

She hopes for snow.

Winter passes with nary a flake.
She is disappointed.

Then, out of the corner of her eye, she sees them.

A bud. A leaf.

Hears birds chirp.

Spring!

And she is disappointed no more.
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My response to the question,
"Why do birds suddenly appear?",
in exactly 42 words.

**If this weren't family free month at Yeah Write, I probably would have tried to write about how The Carpenters' "Close to You" was my mother's song for me when I was a baby.


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1 comment:

  1. True, Spring does bring cheer and hope. Lovely one.

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