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Manicured Lawn
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By Quentin Clingerman
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Manicured Lawn

Riding the lawn mower
Smell of new cut grass
View of varied colored flowerbeds
All trees and shrubs of summer green
Bird feeders and bath at the ready

Let the rest of the world go by
Rest in God's warm sunshine awhile
Smell that new cut grass
Listen to the buzz of bees
The bark of a dog, the song of a bird

Watch a spider spin its web
A tiny praying mantis climb a plant
Butterflies flitting about
They're blessings of God's Nature
In a manicured lawn


Manicured Lawn by Quentin Clingerman(c)2005


Note: The manicured lawn is a figment of my imagination, not my lawn! :)


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Submitted: Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Last Updated: Friday, June 3, 2016

About the Poet
I am a retired educator. Now 85 years of age. I live in Maryland. I am the father of three ladies and thirteen grandchildren. Four grandchildren now married. I have two great grandsons, Koi Jon and Quinn Manu and a great granddaughter,Sephira Jade. Poems are an expression of how I think and feel. Variety in either case! I am the founder of WordChimes.com WC originated in February, 2000.


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