The newest year is still a child
when frost clear air is turning mild.
Snow, it melts and leaves below
last year’s dirt and rests to show.
The sun gets warmer, gains in might,
sends its heat, its warmth and light.
soft blue sky and cotton clouds
make people smile; elicit the crowds.
Leaves on trees peak out and show
some new and happy greens to grow.
Nature turns colorful, yellow, red, blue
it’s a miracle of renewal but that we knew.
Birds twitter while feeding their brood
more and more people we find in good mood.
Young mammals are born, they make us all smile
It’s easy to stay and marvel for just a little while.
Nature is great, frozen, when asleep
it can wake, it can die, it can smile and weep.
But most of all while through seasons we roam
Nature is cleaning our Earth and Home.
(Copyright Aurora Jean Alexander, March 2017)