Thursday, June 11, 2009

Glory Green


An Australian view.
Written in the summer. It's winter now so this tree will be bare.


In other climes this Glory Green
Would be a sight quite often seen,
But, here, where gums are everywhere
And trees are hardly ever bare,
This tree stood-out as though on show,
With a brilliant phosphorescent glow.
Among the eucalypts it grew
Looking bright and fresh and new.
Oh they will last the whole year round,
And everywhere they may be found,
And, yes, their green is pleasing too,
With a gentle almost olive hue.
And, in the winter, this bright tree
Will be as stark as a tree can be!
But, for the moment, it is seen,
Rejoicing in its Glory Green.

Green, green, green here:


Margaret Gosden said...

Really lovely. The tree is awesome, especially enlarged!

maryt/theteach said...

Brendan, a gorgeous green tree! And a wonderful poem! Don't worry summer will return one day! :)

Kat said...

The tree and poem looks and sounds Evergreen..!!