On The First Day By The Water's Edge

On the first day by the Water's Edge came upon one smooth polished stone.

On the second day by the Water's Edge came upon two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the third day by the Water's Edge came upon three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the fourth day by the Water's Edge came upon four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the fifth day by the Water's Edge came upon five precious friends, four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the sixth day by the Water's Edge came upon six geese a laying, five precious friends, four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the seventh day by the Water's Edge came upon seven ships a sailing, six geese a laying, five precious friends, four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the eighth day by the Water's Edge came upon eight children laughing, seven ships a sailing, six geese a laying, five precious friends, four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the ninth day by the Water's Edge came upon nine fishermen fishing, eight children laughing, seven ships a sailing, six geese a laying, five precious friends, four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the tenth day by the Water's Edge came upon ten maids a swimming, nine fishermen fishing, eight children laughing, seven ships a sailing, six geese a laying, five precious friends, four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the eleventh day by the Water's Edge came upon eleven twinkling stars shinning bright in sky of midnight, ten maids a swimming, nine fishermen fishing, eight children laughing, seven ships a sailing, six geese a laying, five precious friends, four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

On the twelfth day by the Water's Edge came upon twelve sandy seashells, eleven twinkling stars shinning bright in sky of midnight, ten maids a swimming, nine fishermen fishing, eight children laughing, seven ships a sailing, six geese a laying, five precious friends, four quacking ducks, three hours till setting sun, two seagulls soaring and a smooth polished stone.

Here it is just a day past Thanksgiving Holiday in Cold Northern Michigan where snow lingers on the ground and my soul longs ever for the warm restful and breezy days beside the Water's Edge.