Joseph Weitzel


Joseph Weitzel Poems

1. Early Morning Sparrows 7/8/2012
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Early Morning Sparrows

Early Morning Sparrows



The crown of sparrow raised dirt dry side city house.
They flapped their elfin wings and caused a ruckus.
Some screeching and wrestling till they flew, specked
Against the red brick row, the art gallery and the brothel.

The dust from their appointed early morning bath
Still lingered as I passed through the storm to light.
Each brown chick returned when I went past and flight
From over wire, swinging from their takeoff, caused spark.

I turned around to see the spurger chirp of passerine and found
That thought has nothing ...

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