Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Spring Bird Song

The Spring Bird Song

The spring bird song is back
All this cold winter that kept it
Tucked away like a record
On a shelf to be remembered
And ready to be replayed
At the first sign of new life
When those cattail bones
Turn green again
And blackbirds perch
On top the crowns

(Note: This poem originally
appeared in Another Life
Bird Dog Publishing, 2007.)

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