Thaw

No, not yet, trees. This is a false start. A fake. After the endless freeze, this thaw is a trap. Wait. It is an ambush. Don't bud. Winter is back to trick you, acting like spring. Keep track before you turn to ice, tighten each bud like a fist and fight. Stand fast. Stand up to this false start in the name of the true spring to come at last.

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