down the valley in springtime,
drip by melted drip,
a wave of green in his wake,
marked with a splash of flowers.
(I was thinking of the last bit of snow to melt from the last mountain nearby that has a snow cap)
Yes, the story lives. Today's chapter: https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7602222/319/A-Tale-of-Ever-After
chapter 318 is finally up! https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7602222/318/A-Tale-of-Ever-After
A day late, but done. RL rudely interfered.... https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7602222/317/A-Tale-of-Ever-After