Spring isn’t only a season, it’s a verb

April 11, 2019 @ 8:20 am | Filed under:

boy running through fallen pick blossoms under a tulip magnolia

This morning, two days after the photo above was taken and about a week after taking a spill on his bike, Huck burst into my studio at his usual sunrise moment and announced with excitement, “Mom, look! My leg is almost totally better!” He lifted the injured knee almost to his chin, Karate Kid-style, to demonstrate. “Now it only hurts when I do THIS!”

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  1. Ernie says:

    That is a great picture!

  2. tanita says:

    All hair and knees, and a constant blur. Ah, spring.

    • Melissa Wiley says:

      Tanita, I may have to take pictures of the other frogs on that little cup because they are all delightful. They make Rilla (resident frog enthusiast) and me so happy!

      The poems I’m working on are for adults not kids, which is of course a big departure from all the writing I’ve done for the past (gulp) 24 years…

      BTW, I loved your haiku this morning—I’m such a fan of all your poetry—and I tried to comment but WordPress blogs seem to think I’m the devil. Even mine is giving me a hard time today!