signs of spring

Nothing is so beautiful as Spring—when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightnings to hear him sing; The glassy peartree leaves and blooms, they brush the descending blue; that blue is all in a rush with richness; the racing lambs too have fair their fling.
What is all this juice and all this joy? A strain of the earth’s sweet being in the beginning in Eden garden.

—from “Spring” by Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Kelli Ann Wilson

My name is Kelli Ann Wilson (née Copeland), and I live in Walpole, NH. I am mama to Lillia (14) and Zane (6), and wife to Damian. My interests include: Homemaking, photography, gardening, genealogy, and making things.

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