adventures in dysthymia

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

MORNING SYMPHONY

Cardinal, tit mouse, mocking bird--
my morning symphony tunes up.

Enter traffic, molto vivace,
in hurried flight to the city.

How soon will mowers and chain saws
join a raucous crescendo?

Stephen Brooke ©2005

Sort of in the sijo form, though without much of a 'twist.'

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