Exuviate (AWAD)

Inspired by A Word a Day – my thanks to Anu Garg

Definition: exuviate – v. to shed or cast off

Synonyms: moult, shed, slough, peel off, cast off, drop, throw off, throw away

Form: Tanka

she’s shedding winter
slowly revealing the spring
in the fresh green shades
from beneath first shoots appear
of life and new beginnings