SPRINGTIME IN MY HEART
So long the winter ruled my
that sadness was its
I struggled through the cold,
my mind was in a snowbound haze.
I thought my heart would freeze
and often I'd lie down and cry.
It seemed the more that I would
the days would cloud and darker
Just when I vowed I would give
I saw a lovely buttercup,
then heard some bluebirds gaily
'twas then I knew it must
Now everywhere I look I see
greening leaves upon a tree.
Flowers are blooming everywhere;
their sweetest fragrance fills the
The bright blue sky's a canopy
that covers flowers and greening
I feel a cool and gentle breeze
and hear soft rustles in the
From my gazebo the bluebirds' song
invites my heart to sing along,
and down the street not far away
I hear the children laugh and play.
This picture-perfect wondrous day
eradicates past days of gray.
Now gloom of me is not a part
because of springtime in my
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