“Then came the lovely spring with a rush of blossoms and music,
Flooding the earth with flowers, and the air with melodies vernal.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “The Theologian’s Tale,” Tales of a Wayside Inn, 1863-1874.
“Praise with elation, / Praise every morning / Spring’s re-creation / Of the First Day!”
Eleanor Farjeon, “A Morning Song (For the First Day of Spring),” The Children’s Bells (1960).