Awakening of Summer: A Solstice Symphony
Awakening of Summer: A Solstice Symphony. Ah, the solstice has arrived, on this joyous first day of summer, Sunflowers slowly stir, awakening in brilliant color and number. Their golden faces turn skyward, stretching wide in radiant bloom, As the dawn’s palette of pastels gives way to the high noon’s maroon.
Whispers of the warm wind, an unseen artist at play, Sketch trails through fields of emerald, weaving a vibrant ballet. The rustle of leaves is the orchestra, in rhythm with nature’s heartbeat, As the world, bathed in sunlight, gleams beneath the heat.
Bumblebees perform their dance, twirling from blossom to bloom, Harvesting the sweetness that the radiant petals groom. The air is rich with the perfume of a thousand floral songs, A symphony of fragrances to which summer belongs.
Children’s laughter echoes, a soundtrack to this season, Each chortle and giggle expressed without reason. Chasing the fleeing shadows, barefoot in the park, Making cherished memories from dawn till after dark.
Picnics by the riverside, beneath the weeping willows, Relishing ripe strawberries, sun-warmed and mellow. Lovers hand in hand, strolling through the glades, Lost in whispered promises as daylight slowly fades.
Suspended in the azure, the swifts and swallows fly, Inking stories on the canvas of the infinite sky. As the day grows weary, a hush blankets the land, With fireflies punctuating the night, a glowing fairy band.
Sunset paints the horizon, a masterpiece each day, As twilight gently folds the brightness away. The longest day concludes, beneath a starlit cover, A symphony of summer, shared with one another.
In the silence of the evening, the world seems to rest, Yet beneath the calm, nature never second best. For even in repose, there’s a promise in the air, A whisper of tomorrow, of love that’s always there.
Oh, sweet first day of summer, a precious annual rebirth, A reminder of the magic that dwells upon this earth. With each sunflower’s opening, in every summer’s share, We find a deeper connection, a love that’s always there.
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Thoughts & Ideas, Joseph Kravis 🙂
Categories: Prose & Poem