Summertime Faeries




Sitting in shade of the sycamore tree
Listening to songs of the buzziní bee
Glancing up I chance to see


Glimmering gossamer wings in sunlight
Cute little figures dancing out-of-sight
Are eyes truly seeing right


Might these truly be summertime faeries?
Flitting amongst leaves and dancing on breeze
Few come close enough to tease


Errant mind into truly believing
Still I fear eyes are deceiving
ĎTil in awe Iím receiving


Wee cakes decorated with nature scenes
Secretly dropped from behind leafy screens
Boy what a yummy cuisine


Each little cake had a distinct flavor
This sweet delicacy I did savor
Then they asked me a favor


You whose heart is filled with love; we are sent
To ask if youíll be willing to consent
In accepting this present


If you answer yes, youíll be forever
Changed if you answer no you will never
Recall, the cakes will sever


Your memory of this day so choose well
Time seemed to crawl by while under their spell
Soon I was able to tell


Them the answer they had wanted to hear
Though asleep now my vision remained clear
Yes, I stated without fear.


Tiny twinkling lights danced around my soul
In my mindís eye I was able to stroll
Paths of light to reach new goal


A skin walker I had now turned into
Protector of nature; I now pursue
All who intend to subdue


Natureís beauty be it beast or plant life
Let no human fill nature full of strife
Or Iíll seem larger-than-life


In the forest I now must make my home
Atop Bear Mountain Iíll forever roam
With assistance from cave gnomes


No harm will ever come to Bear Mountain
As long as I live near Mystic Fountain



By Lou Lenhart (prettihawk@yahoo.com)






 









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