spring zephyr

south wind
it blows wildly
sound rushes through treetops
directional wave of grass


squeaky windmill
empty swings randomly
hapless birds trying to fly straight


of the battle
we walk along with wind
find fallen branches to pick up


gardening tools
desire to plant flowers
but fear wind will beat petals off
too strong


too strong
mow lawn instead
fragrant clippings breeze by
young squirrels chase each other’s tails
south wind


Cinquain chain (5 stanzas of 5 lines each) in Crapsey form (2-4-6-8-2 syllable lines) connecting with Laura, our host for MTB challenge at dVerse Poets

8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    May 08, 2022 @ 10:32:28

    Sometimes you just have to give in to the wind…. maybe tomorrow it will have lessened


  2. revivedwriter
    May 07, 2022 @ 20:36:56

    Nice write. 🙂 I really like the “squeaky windmill” line.


  3. SelmaMartin
    May 07, 2022 @ 20:23:47

    This is lovely, Lynn dear. A lot going on with a force we cannot see— but we know is there. Like our God we know is there. May He always be the wind beneath our wings. Thanks for sharing (reading it on a Sunday)
    Have a nice weekend. 😘


  4. Dee Min
    May 07, 2022 @ 20:18:33

    Love this Lynn!!!!


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