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.

Violet Seven

Seven colours, seven days
Violet’s turn at last
The seventh in the rainbow
and the star of this fine cast

Epitomising royalty
Nomenclature this noun
Nothing more I need to say
Save Violet wears the crown

©Jemverse

 

Part 7 of 7 – ‘The rainbow series’

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