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Dust to Dust

What if the leaves fell in spring 
What if the birds didn’t sing 

What if the morning the sun didn’t show 
What if only the cold wind would blow 

What if there were no hills of green 
What if dust and dirt is all that could be seen 

What if the sky was never blue 
What if darkness was all you knew 

What if the flowers wouldn’t bloom 
What if butterflies stayed in their cocoon 

What if the bees didn’t buzz 
What if what was once, never was 

So count your blessings where they lie 
For everything has a time to die

--Matthew C., Adult