·Ꭷ· •Ꮼ• ·Ꭷ· is love alive?

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is love alive?

in spring
when newborn tendrils struggle
to find their way through cold earth

in summer
when the sun’s lips brush across open blossoms
hot,  like a lover’s kiss

in autumn
when leaves become weary and fall
onto the ground so hard

in winter
when all becomes quiet
within the snow’s embrace

our love
defies the seasons
ever-growing
ever-lasting

alive

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i  listened to this song while writing and was inspired by the line “is love alive” ~


“Winter Song”    Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson

artwork ~  “Winter (VI)”   Mikalojus Ciurlionis
{  public domain }

this is my submission to ~

Fireblossom Friday:  Winter    at    imaginary garden with real toads
prompt:   write something related to winter in some way but about human emotion


thank you,  Fireblossom!

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10 Comments

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10 responses to “·Ꭷ· •Ꮼ• ·Ꭷ· is love alive?

  1. Ah.. every season has their positive aspect of love.. what a upliifting poem to read.

  2. Love is a thing for all seasons, indeed. I love the weary leaves–so well-expressed. Good to see you making the rounds again, Dani.

  3. Love ~ not only alive but ever growing ♥

    Thank you dani ♥ for sharing this Beautiful poem.

  4. This is such a cool poem, SP. I especially love the summer stanza. Taken together with the music (how do you keep finding such cool songs?) this is one of your coolest posts ever!

  5. It’s been a while since I read one of your poems and this one is just perfect: love should be immune to the seasonal changes.

  6. First of all I like the picture… I can see why you were inspired by ” is love alive”, and I love the ending!!!!

  7. Love, I love love that enters and emerges from every landscape. The picture, the song, the words–match beautifully.

  8. Defies, yes — and for that, for some odd reason, deifies. Love is citizen of all seasons, sums them all. Nice.

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