NPM: #19–morning splendor
I Woke: —
Night, lingering, poured upon the world
Of drowsy hill and wood and lake
And the breeze accompanied with hushed fingers
On the birches.
Gently the dawn held out to me
A golden handful of bird’s-notes.
There are so many lovely images resounding throughout. I envision summer–standing on a hill overlooking a grassy meadow, the sun slowly cresting the horizon and in that crystalline moment a trill of robin song adds to the joy of another morning, another day of promise.
I prefer squirrel chattering, but to each his own.
Love it! Pay no attention to those rodent lovers.
Did anyone hear a cricket chirp?
Another vote for camp birdsong. People who love chattering squirrels as an alarm clock?