Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

This last week of March has been a colourful one - thanks to a great inspiration point.  It's been like sifting though a tin of chocolates to choose two delectable pieces - but  -

our poem of the week is a gorgeous evocation of the season from Rhiannon:

Our story of the week is an irreverent and humorous piece from Mikesize1:

Spring has arrived!  It's a wonderful time to kickstart your wriitng so let's make April a bumper month!

Here's the inspiration point: