ALL SUDDENLY THE WIND

by Allan Bevan

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Allan brings the Rupert Brooke poem to life with this exquisite setting. Winter breaks and with Spring comes hope. The metaphor for our lives is subtly apparent.

ALL suddenly the wind comes soft,
And Spring is here again;
And the hawthorn quickens with buds of green,
And my heart with buds of pain.

My heart all Winter lay so numb
The earth so dead and frore,
That I never thought the Spring would come,
Or my heart wake any more.

But Winter’s broken and earth has woken,
And the small birds cry again;
And the hawthorn hedge puts forth its buds,
And my heart puts forth its pain.

poem – Rupert Brooke

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