Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Slice of Life: Flock Invasion 6 of 31

For the month of March, I'll be writing with the Slice of Life community.  Disclaimer:  I'll be writing every day so the writing will be a bit unpolished most days.  Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for bringing this community together and for inspiring me to try to find the stories that surround me each day.  


As I write,
the morning silence
takes a turn,the sound of spring
fills the air,

Suddenly I note
the rambunctious chorus,
which continues to grow,
its notes off key,
its song persistent.

Looking out the sliding glass doors,
the cloudless morning sky,
recently bright blue,
a contrast to the black
of this flock invasion.

I continue to watch,
minute upon minute
as the blackbirds fly overhead,
some stopping in the trees,
some resting in the prairie.

Happily I note
another sign
the cold days of winter
will soon be behind us;
spring beckons.

© Cathy L. Mere, 2018





4 comments:

  1. Oh I wish -- we are supposed to get 18 inches tomorrow! Maybe if I read this as it snows it will feel like spring??!! I love your poetry - always amazes me. The first stanza is how I feel most morning as I click away on my computer as the rest of the house sleeps.
    Clare

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  2. Loooove your words! Your poem puts lovely visions into my head. I can't wait for Spring to come and stay for a while! :-) ~JudyK

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  3. Interesting chose of words - Suddenly I note the rambunctious chorus - just last week I wrote about the birds and the music they were making. I think our Voxers have us weaving thoughts in our writing back and forth without realizing it

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  4. Interesting chose of words - Suddenly I note the rambunctious chorus - just last week I wrote about the birds and the music they were making. I think our Voxers have us weaving thoughts in our writing back and forth without realizing it

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