heard is the robin's song
perched on the blooming dogwood
heard is the scamper of the squirrel
climbing the towering oak
felt is the quiver of grass
wet with the newly fallen rain
echoes of green echoes of green
the lush vibrant sounding of Spring.
Rose Marie Raccioppi
Orangetown, New York
Echoes of Green, Image, ©Rose Marie Raccioppi, 2011.