It was a day of surprises. Yesterday, this plum tree had only tightly bunched up buds. Today the sun came out for a few minutes and the plum tree called out,
“Look at me! Look at me!
Every flower a plum will be!”
The next surprise lay at my feet as I stopped to admire the plum tree. It was just lucky I didn’t step on it.
Robin baby, where are you?
Found your shell that you picked through,
Lying by the blooming plum,
Just the size of someone’s thumb.
Morning, sparrow, golden crowned,
You don’t mind me being around,
Posing for me for so long,
Before bursting out in song.
Waxy petals calling out,
Any hummingbirds about?
We’re the colour that’s the best,
Not much sugar, that’s a test.
Try it putting out your two lips,
We are truly tasty tulips.