Sunday, March 26, 2017

I So Liked Spring / Charlotte Mew


I So Liked Spring

I so liked Spring last year
Because you were here;–
The thrushes too –
Because it was these you so liked to hear –
I so liked you.

This year’s a different thing,–
I’ll not think of you.
But I’ll like the Spring because it is simply Spring
As the thrushes do.

~~
Charlotte Mew (1869-1928), 1923

[Poem is in the public domain in Canada and the European Union

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