Let’s walk through flowery meadows,
while we can enjoy the warmth of the sun.
Let’s see nature at play -
while everything about us blossoms and grows.
Let’s look at the lovely butterflies
and the fat honeybees.
Suckling at the meadow flowers
and feel the warm breezes.
Nature is such a simple thing,
it has no restrictions.
It knows when to change
and offers its own beauty.
Soon you and I,
will be walking these meadows
and they will be different,
there’ll be a fall color to them.
Then we’ll look up at the sky,
where birds will be flying up high.
We’ll hear the honks of geese,
as they wing their way to the south.
The meadow will still be a meadow,
but now it will offer us,
colorful leaves blown from the trees
and cold winds will whirl about us.
Then we can go into the forest,
to take a look at what nature has provided.
There’ll be mushrooms growing,
underneath tall pine trees.
It will all come with no surprise,
there is a kind of magic,
in the nature surrounding us
and it quickly changes the scheme of things.
We’ll return to the meadow,
when it rests in winter’s frozen splendor
and there we will wander,
dreaming of when spring will come again.
© 2016 Gypsy Rose Lee