and all around creeps the columbine vine
startling some stately tree.
and swirling near streams, the wildflowers be
home for some tiny snail.
squirrels in tune curl their tales at the moon
as the green grows along.
Retired teacher. I write for the sheer joy of it. Prefer form over free verse. Favorite: English sonnet. Attended University of Florida, Gainesville,Fl and Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. Taught High School English in the '70's. Freelance Photographer for Hallmark Greeting Card Company in the '70's. Still busy writing poetry.