Bloom Wildly

I am the howling wind that blows around the trees.

I am the tall green grass that bends in the wind.

I am the parrot with the most vibrant colors of red and yellow.
I am the reflecting lake that shows the true you.

I am the pine tree that stretches to touch the sky.

I am the blue sky that terrorizes you with rain.

I am the dirt that covers my feet as I walk.

I am the flowers that blossom and bloom wildly.

I am the bumble bee that will attack if I need to defend.

I am the mountains iced in the white snow.

I am the earth’s darkest and deepest secret.

I am the forest.

This poem is taken from the book, The Stars are Lying, a collection of poems produced by students from Putnam Middle School and Oliver Elementary School, in collaboration with Desert Island Supply Company (DISCO).

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