Vernal equinox 2011: spring roars in like a lion


Spring flowers bloomed on the streets of Washington Sunday. (Jahi Chikwendiu/WASHINGTON POST)

Here at BlogPost, I’ll celebrate with a favorite poem by e.e. cummings:

in Just--

spring when the world is mud-

luscious the little

lame balloonman

whistles far and wee

and eddieandbill come

running from marbles and piracies and it’s

spring

when the world is puddle-wonderful

the queer

old balloonman whistles

far and wee

and bettyandisbel come dancing

from hop-scotch and jump-rope and

it’s spring

and

the

goat-footed

balloonMan whistles

far

and

wee

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