SA (19 Mar 1979 / KGF, India)

A Touch Of Nature

When first the crocus thrusts its point of gold
Up through the still snow-drifted garden mould,
And folded green things in dim woods unclose
Their crinkled spears, a sudden tremor goes
Into my veins and makes me kith and kin
To every wild-born thing that thrills and blows.
Sitting beside this crumbling sea-coal fire,
Here in the city's ceaseless roar and din,
Far from the brambly paths I used to know,
Far from the rustling brooks that slip and shine
Where the Neponset alders take their glow,
I share the tremulous sense of bud and briar
And inarticulate ardors of the vine.

by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Comments (8)

Sounds romantic...nice
It is an WOW and cho chweet poem! nice wording! 10+
ravishingly romantic...a sad but sweet monologue...monologue? your poem talks to many a hearts Seema...thanks...10
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