Basho Springs a Surprise (and Other Paeans to Spring)

It feels like winter still, but the Old Farmer's Almanac says differently. It's the first day of spring. The long-awaited equinox. Poets, like farmers, have forever taken note. It moved Robert "Beginning to Melt" Frost to prayer, for instance: "A Prayer in Spring" Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers today; And give us not … Continue reading Basho Springs a Surprise (and Other Paeans to Spring)