May’s Promise

DSC_3579 073 5-8-13 old apple tree

May’s Promise

gnarled apple trees stand
tall at edge of our yard
planted by my grandfather
almost one hundred years ago

blossoms swelled
storms weathered
sunshine basked
robins tended nests
red-skinned fruit grew
plump   sweet     juicy

Grandpa’s gone
two trees survive
still bloom in May
fragrance still wafts
festival for eyes

djWard

DSC_3592 073 508013 old appple tree blooms

2 responses to “May’s Promise

  1. Delicious…I can almost smell the blossoms!!!

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