I am happy when tulips crack earth's 'crust',
And daffodils flirt up at the sun,
When children play in the grass,
And their laughter bubbles forth form happy hearts.
I am calm when snow melts,
Streams ripple with a heavy flow,
And a cool breeze
Offers a soft caress to my sweaty brow.
I am serene on hot summer days
When grasshoppers rub languid legs,
Hummingbirds find a succulent feast,