time to bloom
when the sunshine calls,
Copyright 2020 Brenda Davis Harsham
Notes: The warmer weather is drawing people out — social distancing is easier outdoors. It feels good to talk, even with six feet between us. It’s tempting to let loose, to let fly, to shine forth with words that have been held too tightly for weeks and months.
“He repeated until his dying day that there was no one with more common sense, no stone cutter more obstinate, no manager more lucid or dangerous, than a poet.”
— Love in the Time of Cholera (or El amor en los Tiempos del Cólera) by Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez (1985).