Spring cleaning begins with emptying the big china cabinet bit by bit, running loads of glass and china in the dish washer all day, polishing the mirrored back and glass shelves and then re-loading all the pieces ever so carefully.
The silver tumbler, a baby cup with handle, spilled on the bath towels layering the dining room table, and the soft tips of pussy willows tumbled out.
Spring, a year ago, i had pushed branches into a container by the front door, and these kitten toes are all that are left
Tomorrow afternoon, perhaps i will go to the nursery and find a few branches to plant. . .soft harbinger of spring.