Prompt Nights – When besotted with Green [8] – My Ocean of Green

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Out my back door

And just over my back fence

Is my ocean of green.

Rich fodder crops, quickly grown

They are lush and productive.

In the wind waves streak across them.

The farmer mows and rakes

And in the dead of night

He bails and stores his cash crop,

He leaves the field barren and brown.

Within a week there is regeneration

The ocean of green reappears

Grows deep, home to field mice

Rabbits and a wily fox.

A majestic hawk hovers

Surveying the green carpet

Swoops down for take away.

I know I am fortunate

My green ocean view

Will always be mine.

 

Written for: http://www.adashofsunny.com/category/prompt-nights/

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22 Responses to Prompt Nights – When besotted with Green [8] – My Ocean of Green

  1. Sanaa Rizvi says:

    This is absolutely stunning 🙂 nothing quite like the feeling of jubilation when we own a luscious view of green within our reach. Beautifully penned. Thank you so much for participating at Prompt Nights Michael 🙂

    Lots of love,
    Sanaa

  2. Sumana Roy says:

    it’s a blessing to have unhindered view of Nature….you are one lucky soul…

  3. Just lovely! I’m so ready to see some green here in the US southwest!

  4. Jae Rose says:

    When it is ours even the smallest patch of land can I’ve us the freedom of the ocean..golden and green

  5. The waves made by wind and the grass ocean critters – lovely thoughts and picture

  6. This speaker is fortunate, indeed! I completely envy this ocean of green… ♥

  7. If you have but an inch of green that is your own, then you are indeed a lucky man.

  8. ghostmmnc says:

    Fields of green, so wonderful to see after the cold winter months! Nature reviving itself, again. Love the thought of just staring out at this. 🙂

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