Sunday, June 5, 2011

Parasols in the Park

Here is the special poem I wrote for the Be Your Own Artist BBQ in Peace Valley Park yesterday, Saturday, June 4, 2011.  Each child at the event received a signed copy of the poem along with a sun parasol.  Some of the children decided to decorate their parasols with paint.  It was a great day! 

Parasols in the Park

Parasols in the park
Twirling in the noon heat,
Conquering the sun's reign
Offering a quaint retreat.
Those little clouds of white
How they delight in shade.
And with a breeze take flight
In Peace Valley on brigade.
Shadows on the lake
Reminiscent of a distant time,
A picnic with tea and cake
Sandwiches of cress, cheese, and thyme.
Parasols in the park,
Umbrellas with style,
And art in motion
Basking in the sun for awhile.


  1. Lovely! Sounds like you had a great time. Enjoy the rest of summer!