In a cold spring, just one day.
Hot blue sky sun has me thinking
summer with the leaves, bees and ants.
But I need to bring plants inside
tonight and turn on wintertime heat again.
covers cars, windows and every manmade surface
with no effect but annoyance and tears.
Yellow green hard-coated to protect male gametes
on wind-loving journeys from stamen to pistil.
Bees and insects giddy with its abundance.
In reading about pollen, I discovered that some plants are known as anemophilous, which literally translates as “wind-loving” while other plants are entomophilous or “insect-loving.” So much love in this pollen-filled air today.