When thinking of ‘spring,’ what comes to mind? There are many definitions that you might find.
I researched them so here are a few. I hope I don’t bore you, that would never do.
So I’ll stick to the main ones, the noun and the verb The transitive verbs I’ll kick to the kerb.
Intransitive verbs – you don’t want to know Let’s spring into action then, here we go.
I’ll start with the nouns; there are more than one. The season of spring after winter is sprung.
A spring is a circular twist, or a coil, If you stretch it too hard the circles might spoil.
A spring can be water bubbling up from the ground It’s water quite pure and drinkable, I’ve found.
The girl in high spirits, full of energy and pep, Skipped down the street with a spring in her step.
During a full moon, you might get a spring tide With some excellent waves for the surfers to ride.
While stalking its prey, watch the spring of the cat. One can guarantee that will bring death to the rat.
That’s enough of the nouns; to the verbs let us go. Most of these you will already know.
Tears sprang from his eyes when the boy hurt his knee That’s what happened when he fell out of the tree.
He cried out in pain when the trap sprang shut Tightly gripping his ankle and crushing his foot.
When writing a novel, an idea sprang to mind, He had research to do, material to find.
Crouching low in the mud, the frog did lie Then quickly sprang up as he lunged at the fly.
That’s quite enough about spring, sprang and sprung. Spring’s finally here, this poem and winter are thankfully done.