By Vasundhara Singh
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Note: The following poem introduces the words for the season spring in various languages from around the world along with the poet’s interpretation of each, going to show us an underlying commonality in the season’s spirit, which is the sense of creation.
spring is for creation
french: le printemps — the murmur of crowded cafes— spring
italian: la primavera — a declaration of hope— spring
kannada: vasanta— the quiet curve of wind— spring
swahili: chemchemi— sudden unbending happiness— spring
german: frühling— a shy petal folding inward— spring
japanese: haru— an affirmation— spring
hindi: vasant— the warmth of my mother— spring
spring is for creation; spring is for the creator
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