Wednesday, January 22, 2014

 Message on the Winter Air
Long shadows on blue snow
Warm sun stepping around trees
Life’s mysterious light and dark.
Trees standing tall
Uncovered faces in the wind
Snow collecting in the cleft of boughs
Sap deeply stored 
Feetless birds, round as tennis balls
Perched facing the warming sun
Random song
Reassuring their own kind
Reaching limb to limb,
Barren bark remembers melting snow
Turns to buds in spring.
Stand tall, reserve sap
Accept visitors 
Wrap the bird song like a scarf. 



Snap said...

Love this ... hope you are staying warm!

Cloudia said...

message joyously received

ALOHA from Honolulu
Comfort Spiral
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Gardens at Waters East said...

Thanks for the very nice thoughts. Jack

raf said...

Beautiful, Noni.
Good to see your return!

Gathering Around the Table said...

I love all your poems. I clicked on the tab and was glad I found them.

Clipping Path said...

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