It was starting to get rather tiresome My father’s oft vocal praise Of women donning crimson hair While Mother’s was brown streaked with greys Strawberry blond, or auburn Even bright carrot top red “She’s sure a beauty,” he’d say of them With lauds for my Mom left unsaid Mom sought assistance from a dear friend … More Ode to a Redheaded Trickster
Spring is a prankster with a double trick today snow on budding trees Photos of snow glazed branches and crocuses taken in my yard this morning – the day before April Fools Day.
What wand whisked up this kite-flying day making whippoorwill trills with its breeze through bare branches? What spell was cast to conjure this sunshine that teases green kisses from tips of the crocus? February must be napping today while rapscallions stir up this magic tricking us all into losing our mittens when surely the chill … More Betwixt