Trumpet of Joy

Deep-throated daffodil, blast out your message of hope!

Rebel against the weariness of despair, the back-breaking burden of seriousness,

the meticulous dissection of fearful plans.

Daffodil, shout!

None of the world’s noise is loud enough to silence the sound of your wordless proclamation:

“Have hope, hope, hope!”

The grimy winter is

grinding to a halt […]

Trumpet of Joy