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Up And Away We Go

Updated on March 25, 2012

Nice Weather Awakens Our Power

See the sun shining

We slowly climb out of our shell

One that has dragged us down all winter

Trapped in our own home because of the weather

Now we know better

Reaching up and feeling the fresh air tickle our lungs like a feather

Expressing great gratitude for the life we lead

Now the warmth that we seek doesn't have to be man made from a turn of a dial

It can be radiant and bright

Heating our skin ever so lightly like a heaing pad with no wires

Our inner spirit rises

I must see this for himself

What is all this talk about ?

Where people are leaving early and working out

Coming home later and later

Opening all the windows to let the cool breeze flow

Eliminating germs that give us all the creeps

Walking with brisk steps and humming too

Talking about how nice it is out

Don't people get tired of all this?

One person starts and soon many people are under its spell

Trading in their heavy jackets for shorts and a tank top

The nerve of such a thing

Having no need for gloves and a hat

Put away the ice scrapers and the rock salt

Pack the boots

Birds are dropping in to pay a visit

The Tulips are raising their heads

Even an occasional bug is on call

The grass has changed color from a dismal grey to a yellowish green

Listen I hear the tree frogs doing their thing

All the wonderful noises of spring

Opening the doors in our homes

To welcome a new feeling

One that is so special and inviting

I can never get enough

Bring on happiness

Bring on the fun

Fresh fruit like peaches and plums and don't forget that juicy watermelon

My body and mind our in sinc

Don't forget the sun glasses and drink lots of water is a must

Each day has been extended so we can stay out late

Bring on the smells of nature and I am one happy man

To enjoy everything as long as I can


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    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      Dim Flaxenwick It is never too late for pictures.There are so many other new things to take.Don't wait.Don't hesitate.Feel free to investigate.Life is all around us.Experience the thrill of each beauty as it stimulates all our senses.I feel like I am taking a cab ride and I am on a new trip.Everything I see is different even though I have been down the same road many times before.As always I am sending you a friendly smile to light up your day.Click, click, pictures have a way to describe what words try.Wonderful and awesome.Cute and quaint.Peaceful and serene.Sunny and warm what a delight.I am so glad you took me along with you on this amazing trip.Thanx again.

    • Dim Flaxenwick profile image

      Dim Flaxenwick 

      6 years ago from Great Britain

      Such a lovely , upbuilding, happy hub.

      Spring is here, where I live too. I saw many tiny white lambs on my way to the Docs´ this morning.

      I should have had a camera with me.

      Thank you for a beautiful hub.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      6 years ago

      Deborah Brooks Here is a little squirt of suntan lotion you missed a spot.Boy I love that sun.Katrine Dalmonte A rebirth of everything.You are absolutely right.Nellieanna I am like Tigger bouncing around.Spring...Spring...Spring... I love Spring!!!daisyflowrs I agree with your son.Dead bugs are my kind of bugs.It is the flying ones that bite and sting I don't like.raciniwa You fill with so much joy.I feel like I am going to explode.picklesandrufus I wish everyone good health and maybe we can let are old problems fade with the winter.Looking on the bright side and seeing all the beauty all around us.Princess Prisca I love the way we all see spring a diferent way.Spring really does bring out the best in each of us and may this kick start our day and our life.I want to take an extra second to pause and pray for this wonderful day.For all the springs that have come and gone.Now we look toward the future and what possibilities may spring up if we just appreciate and enjoy natures gift.Thanx and lets go out and enjoy the day.When it gets dark we can come back to a hub and a laugh.

    • Princess Prisca profile image

      Princess Prisca 

      6 years ago from Heaven living on Earth

      DREAM ON,

      What a delightful piece.

      Spring has sprung ~ nice job.

      Ciao...Princess Prisca

    • picklesandrufus profile image


      6 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

      wonderful signs of spring, nicely written. Everyone comes out of hibernation and our bodies awaken. Very enjoyable hub!

    • raciniwa profile image


      6 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

      oh, this is Eddy's favorite line...truly inspiring Dream on...have a great night...

    • daisyflowrs profile image


      6 years ago from Richmond, VA

      We had winter? Did I blink and miss it? What pisses me off is my windshield is all splattered with bug guts. I hate that! My son thinks it's great. He likes to talk about the guts, size of bug and...get this...speed and impact - what makes the bug explode or splat? Oye.

    • Nellieanna profile image

      Nellieanna Hay 

      6 years ago from TEXAS

      Aw-w-w - It is a lovely time of year! Even our drought has ended and the lakes are back to normal! We may not need water rationing after all!

      I love the tender greens of new leaves and the lawn is like a green carpet already. The winds of March are blowing vigorously. Old leaves and stuff blowing away and trees rippling in the motion of the breeze. - it's all so wonderful! Thank you for your lovely poem!

      I vote it up and beautiful! Your joy is infectious!

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      6 years ago

      Hi, a very nice expression of the arrival of beautiful spring. It's a re-birth of our mother Nature, a wonderful time of a year. Thank you for sharing :-)

    • Deborah Brooks profile image

      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      6 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Good Morning Dream ON ...I am with you... I am ready for sunglasses and scandals. I am ready for the beach.. give this lady some sun.. yeah!!

      voted up

      be blessed



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