Tri-haiku XXXII – Time’s passage

The last of the month
where has February gone?
already it’s March

But no complaints here
for summer’s ever closer
Warmer daytime soon

Coupled with new growth
Springtime around the corner
with grass now greener

©Jemverse

Photo – Jempics

Summer to share

The warmth on my shoulder
as I sit here and write
is really quite lovely
in this winter sunlight
It feels just like summer
and if I close my eyes
I can see myself there
with no little surprise

But it’s February now
and though it’s still cold
it won’t be that long
if I may be so bold
before Springtime gathers
and the weather prepares
as its garners itself
the summer to share

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Photo – Jempics

Beginning VI

6 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 month IV’ series

In layers of grey with blue above
a February sky
caught me unawares today
as slowly I walked by
It promised new beginning
and though naked still the trees
the sunshine brought a warmth
to the fading winter freeze
So, resolved there in that moment
I vowed to hold that thought today
The hope for new beginning
as I went upon my way

©Jemverse

Photo – Jempics

Tuesday

And when Monday was finished
with Tuesday begun
the February sunshine arrived
Still weak with the winter
bereft yet of warmth
at least it could say that it tried

A fair attempt there I thought
as I said, it had tried
and given me something today
The spark of a promise
of good things to come
with Springtime well on the way

©Jemverse

Photo – IconsForFree

First VI

6 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months III’ series

I leap this year with twenty-nine
for I’m unique like that
the only month to get the chance
for more days, that’s a fact
For I am February, that’s the truth
the second of the year
and also last of winter
in the Northern Hemisphere

My birth flowers are the violet
Primrose and Iris too
with amethyst as my birthstone
which I’m pretty sure you knew
So here’s to first of February
twenty twenty marches on
leaping to the one in four
with this phenomenon

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Photo – Jempics

February

No.6 of 12 in the Jemverse ’12 months II’ series

With violet as my birth flower
I am the second one
Twenty-eight or twenty-nine
when leap years seldom come

I’ve amethyst as a birthstone
and, adding to my name
I symbolise sincerity
and piety again

Today’s the first of February
and it’s good that I am here
to wish you all the very best
in this second of the year

©Jemverse

Photo – Jempics

Twelve Months Two

No 7 of 12 in the Jemverse ‘Twelve Months’ series

Vivid Violet in the sun
tells us the second month has come
One and thirty days are done
the New Year truly has begun

February’s birth flower, Violet
reminds us lest we all forget
that Winter’s fading oubliette
will soon be Spring in case we fret

©Jemverse

Photo – Jempics

This is 7 in a series of 12 poems written for and published on the 1st of every month for a year. See also Twelve Months Eight, Twelve Months Nine, Twelve Months Ten, Twelve Months Eleven , Twelve Months Twelve and Twelve Months One.

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