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Feb 17

“Winter Snowdrops” by Rejetta Morse

As snow falls from the cloudy skies

the cold winter winds blow

as tiny snowdrops rest below

the soft blanket of snow.

Soon at the bright morning sunrise

cold waters start to flow

from snow that melts above the bulbs

that rest below the snow.

As soon as water wakens them

their sharp green leaves arise

and cuts through frozen snow – they climb –

below the bright sunrise.

Now with a willing heart they weave

their tiny silky heads

through the deep snow – they rise and peek –

their crowns above their beds.

As heat rises from their bodies

the snow melts where they stand

and breathes sweet fragrance of the spring

over the wintry land.

Then they stretch their long green arms

with tiny bells to ring

with white blossoms that dangles from

their arms to welcome spring.

They nod their heads and take a bow

and ring a joyful tune.

As nature wakens as they ring:

“Springtime will be here soon.”

Song of Solomon 2:12

The flowers appear on the earth . . .

Rejetta Morse enjoys writing poetry so she can write about God and how He speaks through nature. Writing poetry is a new found purpose and hobby she discovered over recent years which brings her joy, peace, and encouragement. She also enjoys reading poetry and is working to learn more about the craft of poetry. She spends her free time singing with her church choir and listening to gospel music, watching biographical movies, and encouraging other people. Rejetta is a regular contributor to RUBY magazine.

2 comments

  1. Joan Leotta

    Lovely!

  2. Debbie M.

    A beautiful poem about one of my favorite flowers! The snowdrop is a harbinger of spring, and more importantly of hope in a frozen and hard terrain! I have tried to grow them (from bulbs) for several years. They seem to struggle, but still I keep watching and hoping. This year, I have three snowdrop plants!

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