The morning’s weather so dreary and gray,
I’m finding it hard to keep the blues away.
The clouds feel heavy as does my heart,
gloomy thoughts pervade reluctant to part.
But in the distance I hear a robin’s bright song,
a cheerful reminder spring is coming along.
And this rain will rinse away the rest of the snow,
clearing the earth for beautiful things to grow.
© Julie Rehnelt 2013
These spring lovelies aren’t blooming outside here just yet,
but they’ll be coming along soon after all of this wet.
Yeah, once you get into rhyming mode, it’s kinda hard to get out.
And here’s a little sample of “a robin’s bright song” that I was hearing earlier…