Poetry Month #11: Winds of Early Spring by Susan Aylward

Winds of Early Spring

Descansos pummeled, winds of early spring,
bait and stir those never old
a bird flies alone, what song does it sing

where spirit slipped into the unseen,
they’ll return until their stories are told
descansos pummeled, winds of early spring

mothers weep for those taken wing,
oh seeking one, the nest will grow cold
a bird flies alone, what song does it sing

grandmothers cross hearts, beads on a string,
mourning buds in purple and gold
descansos pummeled, winds of early spring

sudden kindness makes my heart sting,
and now I know, life never grows old
a bird flies alone, what song does it sing,

and when it returns, what will it bring,
current of destiny, ours to unfold
descansos pummeled, winds of early spring
a bird flies alone, what song does it sing?

Read more of this poet’s work at SusanAylward.wordpress.com.

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About Miriam Sagan

I'm blogging about poetry, land art, haiku, women artists, road trips, and Baba Yaga at Miriam's Well (https://miriamswell.wordpress.com). The well is ALWAYS looking to publish poetry on our themes, sudden fiction, and guest bloggers and musers.

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