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A Blackbird

Rating: 5.0

I listened to him for over an hour:
Chest out, head up, singing his soul’s feelings.
To who? Nobody listened, Nobody responded
But I did.

His notes wrapped around me.
His trills lifted me skyward
His rhythm caught my mood.
I was spellbound.

No applause for his efforts.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Smoky Hoss 27 February 2014

What a wonderful nature poem. It's simplicity and direct approach give it such charm, and wonder. Very good!

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Paul Reed 25 February 2014

This poem reminds us of those 'little' things in life that are so important but missed by so many.

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