Is stretched out before our sight
The trees and the bushes are iced
With crystals fallen from the skies
We can see the winter array
Giving an extra brightness to our day
So much beauty and so much sight
Is greeting us with this morning light
The earth is sparkling around
With the icy-ness that's on the ground
Slipping and sliding about
Are the squirrels who waken without shout.
The birds that gather together
Haven't shown themselves: sign or feather
Mother earth is finally awake
And she's shivering: for goodness sake.
The day is ready and radiant
She's glowing across streets so vacant
While iciness is setting the tone
Beauty continues in all that is shown..