Colors of My Seasons

Colors of My Seasons …

Green was the color,

of my summer,

lovely were the days

and warm were the winds.

Colors of the rainbow,

were the flowers I saw,

tall were the trees –

all decked out in summer green.

Blue and flowing were the rivers,

by which I’d stray

and quiet were the forests –

with the breezes blowing through the pines.

It seemed that the white clouds,

overhead were made of cotton candy

and great for dreaming,

while lying in meadows of wildflowers.

On and on I walked,

through the green of summer,

till the path ended –

when the autumn winds blew in.

Red, yellow, orange, and brown,

are the colors of my autumn,

cold wind whistling about –

leaves dancing in the sky.

Colorful is my autumn,

now that the summer has gone,

flocks of birds filling the sky –

plaintiff cries saying good-bye.

The rivers now full of autumn leaves

and the forests offer

mushrooms and berries.

Soon the tree branches will lose their coats of green,

but evergreen will still be pines and firs,

I cherish this new season,

giving me another reason,

to enjoy the changes that nature brings.

Soon the white winter was upon us,

rivers frozen in time,

trees left in statue poses,

their hearts beating for a new spring.

Footprints leading through silvery snow,

leading along a path,

while north winds blow.

As long as I follow along,

dancing to the tuneful, howling wind,

I know that it won’t be too long-

before the spring turns my world green again.

Rasma Raisters

I am a dreamer, a poet and a writer. These are my passions as well as music. My hometown is NYC. Presently I live in the suburbs of Riga, Latvia with my wonderful adopted cat Sid.

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Rasma Raisters

I am a dreamer, a poet and a writer. These are my passions as well as music. My hometown is NYC. Presently I live in the suburbs of Riga, Latvia with my wonderful adopted cat Sid.

6 thoughts on “Colors of My Seasons

  • January 10, 2018 at 5:49 PM
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    How beautiful nature’s moods and our seasons of beauty to admire. Nicely penned and enjoyed Rasma. Cheers!

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  • January 10, 2018 at 6:23 PM
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    Lovely poem Rasma..how special each season is, each having its own colors and each a treat for our admiring eyes..thank you so much for sharing your words..

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  • January 11, 2018 at 8:54 PM
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    The many amazing colors of the seasons very well described in your work here Rasma, I did enjoy this offering very much. Nice work

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