Nature’s first green is gold… —Robert Frost
Mist-spangled saffron glows;
thrashers swoop, chatter and trill
in the land of milk and honey
like a lighthouse beacon in the fog.
Thrashers swoop, chatter and trill;
gilded petals trumpet spring
like a lighthouse beacon in the fog
breaking winter’s gelid spell.
Gilded petals trumpet spring,
languid branches sprawling,
breaking winter’s gelid spell;
closing the seasonal orbit.
Languid branches sprawling,
mist-spangled saffron glows,
closing the seasonal orbit
in the land of milk and honey.
This pantoum was inspired by #dVerse and written with the help of an online pantoum-maker.
Today, I learned that forsythia is said to produce lactose; that is, milk sugar, making it a plant of milk and honey.