Category Archives: Nature Rhymes
Cheeks flushed by bright sunlight
Pulsing in a turquoise sky,
And the constant caress
Of vanilla-scented wind.
Clouds of red-clay dust
Collect around my feet,
Lungs strain for oxygen Continue reading
Rain drips through the thick green canopy
Of a thousand year old forest.
I follow the descent of individual drops
From leaf to leaf to leaf.
True silence is intermittently broken
By the trill of a whippoorwhill. Continue reading
Rolling hills the color of fire
As far as the eye can see.
Flaming oranges, reds, and golds
Among the hues of green.
The glimmering rays of a falling sun
Enhance the season’s glow,
As the maple limbs toss ignited manes
Gallantly to and fro. Continue reading
Looking out across the landscape
As far as the eye can see,
There is not a single thing
That disturbs the serenity.
The barren branches of the trees
Are piled high with snow.
The boughs of scented evergreens
Dipping wearily so low. Continue reading
The rain falls, creating a thin veil.
It clouds my vision,
Making me unsure of what lies before me.
Making my hands and feet grow numb with cold
Until I open my umbrella. Continue reading
It’s a place of magic,
A place of dreams.
It’s a place where miracles
Can happen, it seems.
Where the world is filled with wonder,
Where children are filled with awe.
Where making sure you’re having fun
Seems to be the only law. Continue reading
It was another sunny morning
Another beautiful day,
As my Dad and I got ready
To head out on the lake.
We grabbed our poles and nets,
A bucket of worms in mud. Continue reading