Thursday, July 11, 2013

A Summer Morning


A Summer Morning
I saw dawn creep across the sky,
And all the gulls go flying by.
I saw the sea put on its dress
Of blue mid-summer loveliness.
And heard the trees begin to stir
Great arms of pine and juniper.
I heard the wind call out and say:
"Get up, my dear, it is to-day!"

~Rachel Field

Larrick Crosby, Nancy. Piping Down the Valleys Wild. 
New York: Delacorte Press, 1968. Print.

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