Tag: May

The Beacon of May

In May, the leaves of the redbud beckon me from the window where I look Out Instead of being Out “Beckon” comes from an Old English word Meaning “beacon.” May is a beacon with its multiple layers Of green and delicate white, Its insistence…

Listen to May

The cruelty of April which lingers In a late deadening frost, in the fragile Breaking of stem, the flood that uproots, Is finally no match for that herald Of warm wildflower season—May. May says to you, Wind this bright ribbon Around the pole, hang…