Reblog – The Sound of Songbirds by Penny Wilson

This piece magically transports me to this beautiful, serene place. Enjoy!

Penny Wilson Writes

To listen 
to my heartbeat 
and feel my lungs 
fill with air. 

To have nothing 
I have to do 
no place 
I'm expected 
to be. 

I want to listen 
to the 
quiet. 

The noise 
of this world 
has grown  

and I cannot endure 
much more. 

I wish to listen
as the stars 
find their path 
across the sky. 

I want to watch 
the morning dew 
dissipate 
with the rise 
of the sun. 

The sound 
of songbirds 
is enough 
for me. 

Copyright 2020 Penny Wilson

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Arthur Rosch

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Dewdrops on spiderwebs:
sit lightly with life.

~~

The tree limb
from which the bird has flown
rocks in early morning light. 

~~

A solitary raindrop
at the beginning of a shower
loses itself in the pond. 

~~

The world spins like a riddle
through the space of its answer. 

~~

The beast of the cosmos staggers,
wounded by the weapon of its own life.

~~

Eclipse:  the silhouette of a leaf
surrounded by the sun’s rays.

~~~

Arthur Rosch is a writer, musician and photographer. His photography was recognized by the United Nations and his first novel, Confessions of an Honest Man, received an award by Writer’s Digest. You can find it on Amazon and his Photography at 500px Free e-book at Smashwords, The Road Has Eyes, a travel memoir. You can read Write Out Of My Head, the Blog: http://www.artrosch.com

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Joan McNerney

Poet’s Note – These are all unstructured haiku.

Green new leaf
fits hand perfectly—the future
lies in your palm.

~~

Cool bright delicate.
Let me wear it around my neck,
this soft splash of rain.

~~

It is the white hour
between deep night and soft dawn.
Even the wren stares.

~~

Calculating….
a fish leaps to capture
bite of heaven.

~~

Today’s work is done.
The sun fell from the sky
for a bowl of stars.

~~

An outdoor concert.
Which is sweeter the flute
or bird song in woods?

~~~

Joan McNerney’s poetry is found in many literary magazines such as Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Poet Warriors, Blueline, and Halcyon Days.  Four Bright Hills Press Anthologies, several Poppy Road Review Journals, and numerous Spectrum Publications have accepted her work.  She has four Best of the Net nominations. 

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Little Rascal

The daily adventures of owning a pet monkey. 🙂

August! You better get down here!”
“Why won’t you listen to me?”
“You sure are a cheeky monkey!”

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