Feasting on Every Green Moment

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Just past dawn, the sun stands
with its heavy red head
in a black stanchion of trees,
waiting for someone to come
with his bucket
for the foamy white light,
and then a long day in the pasture.
I too spend my days grazing,
feasting on every green moment
till darkness calls,
and with the others
I walk away into the night,
swinging the little tin bell
of my name.
~Ted Kooser “A Birthday Poem”

 

Right now
all is green~
every square inch
and every moment.
So I feast while I can,
knowing soon the darkness descends
and I tooam called
to come home.

 

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3 thoughts on “Feasting on Every Green Moment

  1. A somber reminder to be sure, but one that must be faced – sooner than later. In the interim, we must stop, look, and be aware of the exquisite beauty of our Creator’s work that is present all around us. We need, also, to demonstrate our love to all those who are an intimate part of our lives.

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