the mud grown to grass
the soil erupting with hyacinths
the cherry blossoms busy at their dance
and the dandelions, saucy after a long hibernation.
Touch the ground today.
Lay your hand on the tree
four seasons long
as a sentinel on your street corner.
Say “thank you”
to the season
as she turns, and turns,
and turns again.
And find in exchange
springing forth in your
What about you? What are you noticing about the natural world around you? What is Nature whispering to your heart?
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