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On the Screens Painted by Raymond A. Foss
In my mind’s eye remembering
some that I had seen
the words on the radio
speaking to me

In lines and colors
on the screens painted
the beauty of the blossoms
ushering in springtime

The native beauty
the seasons unfurling
too soon falling
heavy to the ground

The land yet crying
the scene fast changing
the despair of the water
flood took away this scene

The screens remaining
better than pictures
preserved for us to see
in lines and colors
the beauty of this land.

March 25, 2011
story this morning on cherry blossoms
on Morning Edition on NPR
at about 7:42am
Japan's Cherry Blossoms In Brief, Beautiful Bloom
March 25, 2011

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