There is green, green, green everywhere
I see layers of purple, yellow, orange, red, pink, blue in your blooming flowers.
A shocking can-can dance of color.
A purple clematis is growing,
Climbing up wrought iron supports,
Winding her arms around the place.
You have no shame.
You show me everything from your pods to your fruits.
You beckon the chickadees, sparrows, robins, woodpeckers, blue jays, cardinals,
Bees, wasps, cicadas sing their wild songs.
You send your hot winds like love’s hot embrace.
You are hot and sensual,
Only to leave, dropping your leaves
In the Fall.
Fallen, like a stripper removing layer after layer of dress.
Keep encouraging me to dance with you all summer long
Like lovers dance in a deep embrace.