• The Poetry of Seasons

    by Morgan Brown

    I gaze out of the window in the front parlor
    Encrusted water spots dare to distract me from
    the extrinsic beauty

    Lush lime tendrils of loveliness line the walkway
    Surrounded by blossoms of bliss
    Lonely leaves dance across the lawn
    Begging for a partner to prance with
    Drowsy trees hang low
    Leering at the leaves that never subside
    An inquiring monarch makes her rounds

    Mother Earth is thriving today
    Her native tongue saturates the animated air,
    Inhaling the innocence of her offspring

    Sultry summer comes into view,
    Dragging anxious autumn by the roots
    Gloomy winter deliberately drags his feet,
    Reluctant to raze such radiance

    posted to Cedar Street Times on February 5, 2010

    Topics: Young Writers' Corner

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