Monday, April 6, 2009

I Listened

For O.S.I. Prompt-Listening
(I couldn't get close enough..anywho, when you enlarge it, you'll see)



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Morning silhouette
I could hear it too-
A Cardinal's hymn
High above a crooked limb
Squinting, entranced-
To the first
Sunny day this Spring

Sparrows and Java Finches
Zigzagged
Through fruit &
Forested tree
Noontime sun
Brown leaves
Tumbled like dice
Across my path..
Soft crumpled paper...

Black Wood Bee
Nearly grazed my cheek
So I stood there-
While honey bees circled


Lehua blossoms fell
Like confetti
Through a sky of blue
Dusted
In palest red -


12 comments:

zoya gautam said...

..so picturesque & poetic..thanks for sharing this..

Beth P. said...

Hi Regina Marie--
I LOVED this piece--literally could feel and smell it all!

lovely!

Patti said...

Beuatiful Regina- the photo and the words (and the little bee)....I wish I was right there looking at the flowers.

Jim said...

Your brown leaves tumbling like dice,' I can just see them. I never would have thought of dice.
Regina, you are hearing well and for sure the lovely landscape is helping that. Our senses work together and you have told about this benefit nicely here today.
Thank you,
..

jeannette stgermain said...

Regina, thank you for the poem that is as lovely as the tree blossoms.

Tammie Lee said...

Such a delicious day, poem!

Geraldine said...

Oh how lovely! You have captured the essence of this prompt and of spring, so well.

SandyCarlson said...

Your words create a very beautiful, peaceful image.

Amias said...

Such a soothing poem and this picture is so very beautiful!

The Write Girl said...

Beautiful poem and lovely photo...yes I can see the beauty of Hawaii. : )

Tumblewords: said...

I love the sounds you share! Nice work!

Eaton Bennett said...

Gina, this is lovely work...It showcases your talent. And the photo is stunning, I love the colors and the insect in flight. :)

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