In perpetuity

raindrops on snowdrops
late February after the melt
where Marjorie, beloved sister
always missed, resides perpetually
in peace, in Latin script
milk flower coverings
modest sprays that naturalize
with splendid vigour; vital signs
of the ever recurring year
to a graveyard here in Worcestershire

Unearthing an old memory for this out of season poem in 44 words for Kim’s quadrille prompt: rain