by Alice B. Clagett

In January
     the snow turned to rain
          and the first to find the
          birdhouse I had so proudly tacked together
          ruffled her rufous feathers

What code is this? what semaphore?
What secret of Spring's soon becoming?

--a gift from Alice B. Clagett,
   4 February 2018



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