Green shoots

Before my head rises
I hear melodic tunes
Sounds of mourning doves
Looking for morsels of food
Under the bird feeders       Green shoots - signs of Spring (Copy)

I rise willingly
At last, maybe Spring is here

Green shoots poke
Tiny heads above wet ground
Reaching upward
Strong and true
Bravely tolerating icy chill

I rise willingly
Praying Spring is in the air
Green shoots 2 (Copy)

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About Teresa Lasher

Teresa K. Lasher, Freelance Writer and Speaker Email: Teresa@lasherstudios.com www.lasherstudios.com Teresa writes inspirational life lessons, adventure stories, and boat or motorcycle travel pieces. Her articles appear in local and national magazines, blogs, and websites. She is currently working on a devotional book encouraging the reader to take the time to spiritually recharge and rejuvenate mind, body and soul. She shares areas of proper self-care and lessons learned after surviving brain surgery. Favorite escape: walking outdoors in nature’s beauty and reading. Status: Teresa married her high-school sweetheart, Steve. They have been blessed with two children and three precious grandchildren (plus one on the way!) Little-known fact: Crowned Pumpkin Queen of the Sycamore, Illinois harvest festival, Teresa rode on the lead float in the parade. Her winning essay took 1st place in an elementary school contest.
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2 Responses to Green shoots

  1. Sally Stap says:

    Beautiful and hopeful!! Nature is so resilient, isn’t it?

  2. You are so right, Sally! Sometimes we aren’t as resilient. I love your “hopeful” wording. Spring is on the way. Blessings, Teresa

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