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A Season in Bloom


The sun finally came out anew,
The sky turned from a hazy gray to a vibrant blue.
The ground now quenched with ample rain,
Turns from dry and dusty brown to lush green once again.

Flowers seem to bloom with gusto and zest,
With petals reaching out to be their very best.
Trees stand tall in glorious splendor,
With leaves so soft, so green, so tender.

Birds sing out to one another,
While the deer graze in fields a little further.
And by the stream a bullfrog croaks out loud,
Proclaiming he is so very handsome and for that he is so very proud.

And in the backyard a young child plays,
As grandma watches and dreams of yesterdays.
As seasons come and seasons go,
We learn to live, we learn to grow.

With each season that passes by,
We find our self changing and many sigh.
So many fight this process right up to the day their light no longer shines,
But the seasons go on and on, and like the seasons, our lives become so hopelessly entwined.


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  1. Date: 10/5/2009 9:52:00 AM
    Great thoughts and work went into this one. Keep writing. Sara

  1. Date: 9/29/2009 12:10:00 PM
    A masterful write that exemplifies the brevity and repetitive nature of human existence. Can you imagine how many sould are now in heaven? Children of yesterday and the ancient past. So clearly I can see the grandmother watching, awaiting her turn to pass to the next life. Nature runs in cycles; the human soul is eternal and "our lives become so hopelessly entwined" as we watch the years pass and dream of the future. A gentle write with a powerful message. Excelllent!, Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 9/25/2009 6:13:00 AM
    Ron, this is a truly beautiful piece you have written today. Thank you for sharing the beauty and the wisdom of your words with us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 4:42:00 PM
    nicely done, good job. The deers ate my fresh english peas last night-I think I will wait on the porch with a shotgun tonight:)

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 12:29:00 PM
    Hi Ron Hey, I get the honor of being the first to comment on this amazing poem. What a beautiful inspiring piece of poetry. I love your sentiments along with nature. This one really touches my heart. I love the ending. So beautiful and well said. I think I will read it again to really savour the moment. Thanks for sharing this with us, I truly enjoyed. Take care hun. Many blessings to you and yours. Love Light Truth Patricia One of my favorites!