As Richard Wilbur wrote in his poem, “A Storm in April”:
Some winters, taking leave,
Deal us a last, hard blow…
This storm, if I am right,
Will not be wholly over
Till green fields, here and there,
Turn white with clover,
And through chill air the puffs of milkweed hover.
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