Golden Waves of Summer
By Connie Moore
It is true that we love the bright lilies as they bloom. And it is true that the pink coneflowers are a favorite. We always think of grandpa when we gaze upon the variegated Sweet William in bloom. The yard yields colorful and sweet flowers.
But it is the fields covered in golden ripe wheat, June gold, which stirs our hearts and urges us to stop and ponder the wonder of it all. It is as awesome as looking up at a clear night sky.
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