10 Great Poetry Quotes about Spring

10 great quotes about spring from famous poems.
[Quotes collected and photos by Regina Kenney]


1-Spring-Regina

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.”
― Pablo Neruda


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“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke


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What a strange thing!
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms.”
― Kobayashi Issa


4-Spring-Regina

“She turned to the sunlight
    And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
    “Winter is dead.”
― A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young


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“The sun just touched the morning;
The morning, happy thing,
Supposed that he had come to dwell,
And life would be all spring.”
― Emily Dickinson


6-Spring-Regina

“Always it’s Spring)and everyone’s in love and flowers pick themselves.”
― E.E. Cummings


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“And the Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere;
And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast
Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.”
― Percy Bysshe Shelley


8-Spring-Regina

“If I knew I was going to die tomorrow,
And Spring came the day after tomorrow,
I would die peacefully, because it came the day after tomorrow.
If that’s its time, when else should it come?
I like it that everything is real and everything is right;
And I like that it would be like this even if I didn’t like it.
And so, if I die now, I die peacefully
Because everything is real and everything is right.”
― Alberto Caeiro


 9-Spring-Regina

in Just-
spring          when the world is mud-
luscious the little
lame balloonman
whistles          far          and wee
far          and             wee
– e e cummings

10-Spring-Regina

“Dead my old fine hopes
And dry my dreaming but still…
Iris, blue each spring”
― Bashō Matsuo


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