Saturday, June 26, 2010

Lawnmower Power


Can't you smell the just-cut grass?

The grass seems to grow as fast as it's
cut with all the rain we've been receiving lately.

Today, I was able to spend sometime outdoors,
listening to the chirps of the birds
and the buzzing of the cicadas 
hiding in the leafy trees.  

I watched the clouds float away
and cars roll by.
I saw the leaves of the trees
being shuffled by a light breeze.

I didn't see the grass grow while I was out there,
but I'm pretty sure by tomorrow,
I'll have noticed that too.

It was a good day,
being able to take in all of this
from my front porch.

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