Celebrating a much loved symbol of Easter.
Joyful promises of life
drip from the branches
in a rain of color;
meshes tradition with birth,
springing life from death,
as the fragile shells
keep the cycle unbroken.
Written for "Poetry Topic of the Month Contest"
Prompt #1: Easter: Sunday, April 4, 2021
Where I'm from we hang the eggs from tree branches that we put in vases inside. Not sure how common that is elsewhere.