michael oliver

(13-4-1948 / swansea)

The birds of a winter evenings


The unmoving of the air sings the midwinter sigh
Trees being unheard veils of the summer memory
Their thin rhythm hold the alighted evening notes
A suggested whisper in the dusk sky emptiness

These bird placed improvisations lilting with some aria
In the fabric of the turning seasons slumber
A winter air lullaby a roosted moments harmony
To the wan sun and the year's setting

Submitted: Sunday, January 13, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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