spring’s arrival


women store their coats

find their garlands, walking free

in their body’s bloom


© copyright, 2013, The Rag Tree


Fresco: Primavera from Stabiae; (Villa Arianna; one of the most famous frescoes, the undisputed masterpiece of painting from the Roman period (third Pompeian style), surely inspired by terracotta figurines of the fourth century BC). WikiCmns; Public Domain.


  1. April 12, 2013 at 5:29 am

    Lovely poem. It complements this wonderful classical painting.

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