Sheri Walters

(Richmond, VA)

A Wood Awakens


The stately trees sway
In the morning breeze as the
Woodland greets the dawn

Sunlight shimmers as
The dewdrops capture the light
In fluid jewels

Spring flowers burst forth
In an array of colors
From Nature's pallette

While vibrant plumed birds
Greet the coming dawn with a
Lyrical homage

Twilight's creatures crawl
Back into the earth as those
Of the day make way

When the whispering
Winds dance amongst the leaves of
The wakening wood

A sigh gently falls
Over the forest in praise
Of the birth of Spring

Submitted: Thursday, November 18, 2010

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