Joanne Kyger

(19 November 1934)

Your Heart Is Fine - Poem by Joanne Kyger

Your heart is fine feeling the widest
possible empathy for the day and its inhabitants

Thanks for looking at the wind
in the top of the eucalyptus
dancing like someone you know
well 'I'm here I'm here I'm here!'

The wind picks up
a rush of leaves waving

wildly for your understanding
—apple, plum, bamboo
rooted and flourishing
next to your home
in the air awake

without defect

June 17, 2000


Comments about Your Heart Is Fine by Joanne Kyger

  • Susan Williams (11/21/2015 4:06:00 PM)


    That is assuredly the best descriptive of wind that I have read in a long time! It is good for the heart to read excellent poetry (Report) Reply

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  • (11/21/2015 4:46:00 AM)


    A beautiful poem eulogizing the natural phenomenon of blowing wind and it's beautiful aftermath. Enjoyed reading. Thanks for sharing.10 + points. (Report) Reply

  • Rajendran Muthiah (1/10/2012 8:06:00 AM)


    The wind makes its presence felt is beautifully depicted. Cheers! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, January 10, 2012



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