Treasure Island

Tom O'Connor


Simply Living / California Grass


Fields of dark green grass
Getting sunburned in the summer.
The green turns brown, then
Bleached white gold.

The Spring brings rain;
The smell of new life
The gold turns green again
Its life seems brand new.

Grass lives so simply,
Changing with the weather.
Too bad that's not true
For people like me and you.

Simply living seems so much better
Than the way people do.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010
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