So Beautiful, the Earth
precious in its living fragility,
beautiful in its strength.
terrifying and breathtaking
in its varying emotions;
violent and stunning.
the sudden manifestation of storm-
the subtle transformation of seasons-
an eternally shifting dance of change;
lightning strike and tranquil sunset.
the silent fall of snow and the snarl of hurricane winds.
shattering earthquake rupture and placid waves upon a beach.
gentle birdsong and predator's growl.
fire racing through an ancient forest and the sacred hush of dawn.
the delicate scent of the hyacinth and the sharp aroma of carrion.
rose, opening gradually