A Piece of Quiet
Nature abounds in woods and meadows,
bringing simple pleasures that touch
the heart of those who love Nature.
Its magical joys come most abundantly
in spring, when the world of Nature
is awakening in smells of wildflowers;
and woods are alive with dogwood
blooms, looming like white clouds
in a sea of green.
It is the season when rivers seem to hum
more loudly and birds’ songs give a voice
to the air, filling it with melodies
cheerful and peaceful.
In woods and meadows, down a country
road, somewhere nearby, a piece of quiet
is waiting for those who love Nature.
John W. (Bill) Williams is a retired language arts and children’s literature educator. He lives in Martin, GA, where he stays busy with his art and poetry. He has been published in a variety of venues.