Poem: “Spring”


When the sun loves,
deeply, and with feeling,
it penetrates the barren
landscape and ignites
the spirit wanting to emerge —
in that instant, revealing
verdant fields
covered in flowers,
big and small,
growing toward the light…
broadcasting a symphony of colors.

Maria Morera Johnson

María Morera Johnson teaches composition and literature at a technical college in Georgia, and consults and writes about trends in post-secondary education. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Star Quest Production Network (sqpn.com) and co-hosts Catholic Weekend, a weekly current events podcast.