Why is the sky so blue and clear?
Why is the robin’s song so dear?
Why is the sun so warm and bright,
Filling the earth with glorious light?
Why are the fields so green today?
Why do the clouds all float away?
Why does my heart with gladness sing?
Only because it’s spring!
Words and music: Faye Glover Petersen, b. 1914. © 1957 IRI. Arr. © 1989 IRI