A Beautiful Day


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It’s going to be a beautiful day
the sun is shining along the way
the rain has gone to a different place
and the day is now too good to waste.

I have sat indoors these past few days
watching it rain at a furious pace
but now the sun shines and there’s work to be done
to clean up the garden which sounds like fun.

Cut down the plants too damaged to live
clear the space new life to give
to the plants that remain behind
they will recover all in good time.

Storms and wind are Nature’s way
of changing things and have her say
the way she wants the world to look
as she turns the page of her open book.

We do not understand her ways
so powerful and violent on these days
and yet today there is just a faint breeze
rustling the leaves up in the trees.

And the sun is shining to greet the day
the warm breeze is blowing as if to say
come out and play with me for a while
and I’ll tickle your face and make you smile.

I open the door to venture outside
and breathe the fresh air no need to hide
for Nature has come through once again
the clouds blown away for me to begin.

Listening to the wind…


The wind in the grass

I stand out in the garden and feel the wind gently blowing on my face
the trees are swaying from side to side as the wind caresses their leaves
and yet, not all of the trees are moving as the wind has not touched them
some are perfectly still as though awaiting their turn
and the wind does not disappoint them as it moves from tree to tree.

The wind chimes are tinkling when the wind blows through them
not all at the same time as the wind moves along its way
sometimes two or more and their sounds blend together
but usually just one as Mother Nature conducts the orchestra.

I love to feel the wind on my face and to listen to it blow
it has such a soothing sound hypnotic in its own way
and it is easy to get lost in the moment and be carried away
and imagine being swept along as free as the wind.

The blowing wind

The blowing wind