Well-Being//

Birds Outside

Poem for solitude.

Photo Credit Pixabay

by, JoyAnne O’Donnell

Such soft feathered sweetness

singing little chorus songs

they are gentle miracles

for us to awake to beauty

cardinals get wet

in a rainstorm

wish I could dry them

I built them two little bird houses

for them stay

some go in

especially the curious wren

little friends of the day

caress the rainbows stay

looking for seed

a prayer bead

for them.

Originally published at medium.com

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