quote by A. E. Housman

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough.

— A. E. Housman

Seductive March Poems quotations

You can't see Canada across lake Erie, but you know it's there.

It's the same with spring. You have to have faith, especially in Cleveland.


March poems quote We ought, everyday, to hear a song, read a fine poem, and, if possible, to speak
We ought, everyday, to hear a song, read a fine poem, and, if possible, to speak a few reasonable words.
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That God once loved a garden we learn in Holy writ.

And seeing gardens in the Spring I well can credit it.

March poems quote If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.
If you cannot be a poet, be the poem.

A light exists in Spring Not present in the year at any other period When March is scarcely here.

The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with an April day.

A little Madness in the Spring Is wholesome even for the King.


March poems quote A picture is a poem without words.
A picture is a poem without words.

Science has never drummed up quite as effective a tranquilizing agent as a sunny spring day.

The first day of spring was once the time for taking the young virgins into the fields, there in dalliance to set an example in fertility for nature to follow. Now we just set the clocks an hour ahead and change the oil in the crankcase.

O the green things growing, the green things growing, The faint sweet smell of the green things growing! I should like to live, whether I smile or grieve, Just to watch the happy life of my green things growing.

I don't aspire, but I would be very happy if one of my poems suddenly offered someone a shady rest stop, a breather in our interminable march under the murderous, scorching heat of the superfluous.