Amazon Dream


Now the Saffron Finch is sitting
near a Capirona leaf
and the tropic rain is spitting
through the heat to bring relief.

Far, the river mouth is stretching
as it reaches for the sea;
nature’s verdant grandeur etching
epic beauty, wide and free.

Flowing to the azure ocean
where the creatures of the deep
move with undulating motion;
whales and dolphins dive and leap.

Earth’s magnificence unfolding
echoes of a primal song.
Secrets of creation holding
mysteries through ages long.

© Lisa La Grange, 2015

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