Who does not love them, the fresh greens?
We sure appreciate the leaves,
but also fruit, carrots and beans
which nature for us heaves.
The plants make vitamins in spades;
they produce sugar, oil and such.
Their colours bloom in splendid shades,
they offer shadow, wood to touch.
They live in peace, without a sound
unless a storm rattles their leaves,
and suddenly mankind has found
what we purloined, nature retrieves.