The rain falls steadily on
the waxy leaves.
I smile and feel
the drops fall
gently on my face.
The birds are only slightly bothered
by the water;
they twitter with annoyance
and ruffle their feathers,
the water beading off.
This, the simple
thrills me to no end.
Silently, I thank the environment.
For the only place I am truly at
peace is in the woods or
in cattails and cane beds or
driving past miles of golden fields.
Lavender fields are bursts of color in a
Brightly colored leaves are beautiful, and
flowers in the spring.
Snow covered trees sparkle and glitter, and
yellow fields of sunflowers smile at the warm sun.
These are the things that make me
truly happy and