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Happy is the gleam in my eye
as I see small sprigs of green
popping through the snow; at least
I think it’s still called green.

You see, it used to be green grass
was simply Green or a slight variation of;
perhaps Yellow Green where the dog had been,
or Dark Green if I hit the fertilizer a little hard.

But now I’m so confused:
Is yellow green still appropriate,
or would Granny Smith Apple or
Inch Worm green be the right shade?

And dark green seems only known for
what veggies I should be eating. I guess I
need to pick between Pine Green, Forest Green,
and Rain Forest Green if I wish to describe the
richness of my over-fertilized lawn.

On second thought, maybe I’ll just enjoy
the current splendor of my Spring Green sprigs.

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