Petals opened wide
Colorful in the light
Sweet scent wafting
Splenderous delight

Springtime flowers
Brightening our day
Emitting its aroma
Beauteous display

Summer heat arrives
Horrendous desert heat
Air conditioners running
Relentless sun to beat

Petals of the flowers
Starting in to wilt
Construction all around
Houses being built

Desert creatures search
For food and water too
Children swim in lake
Now there is no school

Visitors come from
All over this good land
Playing in the waters
Digging in the sand

Not everyone likes it
To live in conditions dry
But some of us enjoy
The open clear blue sky


By Sharon (

If you stay, you will soon hear a beautiful arrangement of 'The Desert Song'.


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Dawn Chorus

Snap Dragons


Homespun Memories

The Rope Swing

Dress Rehearsal

Apple Tree Poems

Human Travesty

Owl Magic

Finite Future

All Boxed Up

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