Poetry Month: Backyard Chorus 7 of 30

It's here!  It's National Poetry Month!  I'll hoping to write a poem every day this month.  I've decided to keep it simple this year.  I'm going to write about whatever strikes me each day.  I suppose it will be like a rollercoaster ride of poetry.  You'll never be quite sure what you're in for from day to day.

Today's inspiration:  a peeper chorus

Backyard Chorus
The sun slides,
out of sight.

In the gray-blue
of in-between
the chorus erupts.

First one peep,
then another.
Spring peepers serenade.

Until the chorus
in the dark night.

© Cathy L. Mere, 2019


  1. I was in the Poconos one spring with students, & then I heard this 'serenade'. We don't have them unless right on the water here, & it was grand to hear them.

  2. This sounds so magical! Every time I read one of your poems, I want to move to a more rural area, with more water. I would love to hear this serenade.


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