Madden, Margaret. “Springtime.” Creative Young Canada: Collection of Verse, Drawings and Musical Compositions by Young Canadians from Seven to Twenty Years of Age. Ed. Aletta E. Marty. Foreward “Agnes Delamoure” (Nancy Durham). Toronto: Dent, 1928. 59.

“Springtime,” by 13-year-old Margaret Madden, was first published in the “Circle of Young Canada” section of the Toronto Globe between 1918 and 1928. The illustration is by Margaret Cappelin, also 13 years old. “Circle of Young Canada” was an introductory venue for a number of well-known poets such as Mona Gould, Margaret Avison, and Marjorie Pickthall.