Treasure Island

Joseph James Breunig 3rd

(Bangor, Maine (USA))

bfont color=#000000Evening at Bunganut Lake/font/b


A loon with its solitary cry,
pierces the stillness of the night;
its voice proclaims its domain of serenity
over the pine-tree enclosure of Bunganut Lake.
The lonely birds calls for contenders
to dispute its watery authority,
for those within earshot range.
After each shout, tranquility’s silence
responds with an answer of “no reply”,
until the next challenge is issued.
The eerie timbre of the loon cry
may cause me to shiver, but…
There’s no place at night I’d rather remain.

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Submitted: Friday, January 27, 2006
Edited: Sunday, September 14, 2008

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  • Eric Paul Shaffer (8/13/2006 12:56:00 PM)

    Loons do seem to be the voice of the night, as you mention here. Would that everyone could hear that cry at least once to understand what we are driving from the world. Long live the wild. (Report) Reply

  • Nalini Hebbar (6/29/2006 6:38:00 PM)

    you are so lucky joseph to be so close to nature...lesser mortals like me have almost lost touch with nature except in the mind...i must be loony not to hear the loon call...love...nalini (Report) Reply

  • Con Nie (6/26/2006 10:37:00 PM)

    Sounds like a nice place to be. I love nature, too. Nice poem. Sincerely, Connie Webb (Report) Reply

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