Lilac and Lime
It is coming at last! With the singing wood
of luminous lutes, with trumpets and drums,
in garments and feathers of lilac and lime,
of honey and rose, with stately stride,
with canter and caper, the pageant of summer
is wending its way and filling the valley
with birds and butterflies, blossom and breeze.
Christina Egan © 2008
For a German poem about the pageant of summer, see geh aus mein herz.
Photographs: Christina Egan © 2013 / © 2014.