A Thought for His Bounty

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Isn’t it amazing? 

How silently, modestly,

summer plants start blooming, 

filling the surroundings

with myriad, delightful colours and 

a truly pleasant sight. 

Too eager…impatient

to even wait for leaves, 

the bubbly, irrepressible Amaltas flowers

sprout up to deck

the bare, skeletal branches

with yellow pearls.

Awesome indeed! Ain’t it?

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What a precious, divine gift,

to compensate for

the scorching vagaries

of the summer season! 

Let there be gratitude

in our hearts for Him, and

a commitment to care for,

conserve His bounty.

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Ashok Misra

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