I watch crocus,
and green leaves poke through earth
beneath dawn’s blooming sapphire sky.
Feel gentle breeze tug at my jacket sleeves.
Wind becomes brisk, blue sky darkens.
White flakes begin to fall,
“Yes, it’s April
Mary A. Couch resides in Noblesville, Indiana, and works as an Admin Assistant for Taylored Systems, Inc. a local telecommunication company. She is the Premier Poet for the Indiana State Federation of Poetry Clubs, and she learned poetry from her mother and two grandmothers who were writers, artists and storytellers. She has been published in a variety of venues.