Pray do not pick the daffodils
Their life has just begun,
Oh let them live as nature meant,
Stood dancing ‘neath the sun

Nor pluck the roses from their stems
For they will wilt and die
Oh leave them ling’ring in the earth
To grow wherein they lie

Each leaf, each bloom, each blade of grass
Belongs to mother earth
Pray do not take them from the soil
Do not destroy their birth
by Valerie Dohren

photo taken in Eastcliff Park