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the story of an invisible girl
Crocuses and Spring
I looked out my window the morning, and my winter-ravaged backyard (complete with lawn chairs knocked over sprawled halfoff the deck) had a spot of bright yellow in its brown-grayness. I hurried outside to look before going to work, to find that some of my crocuses are blooming! Little tiny splashes of yellow and purple and green. Furthermore, my daffodils and my tulips are starting to sprout. Perhaps we can live through Winter after all.

First we forgot where we'd planted those bulbs last year,
Then we forgot that we'd planted at all,
Then we forgot what plants are altogether,
and I blamed you for my freezing and forgetting and
The nights were long and cold and scary,
Can we live through February?
And February was so long that it lasted into March
And found us walking a path alone together.
You stopped and pointed and you said, "That's a crocus,"
And I said, "What's a crocus?" and you said, "It's a flower,"
I tried to remember, but I said, "What's a flower?"
You said, "I still love you."

I love yellow flowers. Roses, crocuses, daffodils, anything yellow, or really anything with bright colors.

(Believe it or not, this is the second time this song has made it into my fairly short-lived journal. But it's such a beautiful song, it's just hard to keep it out....)

Current Mood: peaceful peaceful
Current Music: February, by Dar Williams

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guingel From: guingel Date: March 14th, 2002 03:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
it is pretty! I'm going to have to download it. Me and Katie have been finding crocuses and snowdrops on our way to school ^_^ I love spring. Last year we didn't get one. It was cold, then it was rainy, then it was hot. And that was it. It's spring now here (especially today, which was gorgeous!) and I'm loving it!!
renniekins From: renniekins Date: March 14th, 2002 07:50 pm (UTC) (Link)


Definitely do download it; it's a great song. Glad you're having such good weather! It got cold here this today (sigh), but yesterday was just beautiful.
guingel From: guingel Date: March 15th, 2002 03:43 am (UTC) (Link)
I was having trouble finding an mp3 file of the song before, but I'll look again.

I'm glad too! Today, well, right now it's cloudy, but I think that's supposed to clear up. And it should still be nice, just a little colder than yesterday.

I can't type this morning and I don't know why.
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