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nature lovers meetup Message Board › Today's poem 9/27/2012

Today's poem 9/27/2012

Sankar
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Tao Garden

Published in Noesis #125, November 1996.
Copyright (c) 1996 by Kevin Langdon.
All rights reserved.

The honeysuckle's
Wild blossoms spring
Amid the wide-ribbed
Leaves of meadow grass,
Wind swayed and sighing,
Rising from the
Dark, sweet nitrous loam.

A sparrow's startled flight
Spans earth and sky,
Touching in turn
A honey-rich bright bee
Among the blooms,
Fragrant pine-tops
And snow-brilliant peaks.

The sparrow's silver call
Floats on a high cloud
And abruptly drops
As through a deep pool;
Ripples of silence spread,
Unbroken by the
Sun-fed valley's drone.



Today's poem is thanks to Poems by Kevin Langdon




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