Monday, March 23, 2020

a symphony at the park



blue sky, fresh cool wind,
afternoon sun on my face -
seagulls shriek, trumpets
over empty streets & tracks
above stadiums deadly quiet

ducks swimming in ponds
geese swooping from sky, thunder-
bolts of wings, symphony
of robins and cardinals -

magical season, i am spring



Posted for dVerse Poets Pub -Quadrille, hosted by Linda Lyberg.   This is a 44 word post, with the given word,  MAGIC.    Pub doors open at 3pm EST.   

25 comments:

  1. Nice line describing the contrast with nature: "above stadiums deadly quiet".

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  2. I love these lines Grace:
    seagulls shriek, trumpets
    over empty streets & tracks
    I can see and hear this so well.

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  3. This spring is fantastic in many ways... but mostly because how quiet it is.

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  4. I am so looking forward to spring, especially as I watch the snow fall! Ugh, New England weather is never predictable!

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  5. I like that you used nature as a metaphor for magic. It really is quite magical, isn't it?

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  6. I closed my eyes and imagined I was there with you, Grace! It’s hard to imagine empty streets as I haven’t been out since I got home on 13th March and won’t be going out until further notice. You captured an eerie atmosphere, sweetened by the birds. I especially love ‘thunder-bolts of wings, symphony of robins and cardinals’.

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  7. When we stop our din, we realise how noisy nature is.

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  8. Everything is in sync, except for the imposed quiet. Though we had complained about the hustle and bustle It still is better than this virus lock down

    Happy Monday

    much love...

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  9. Thanks for transporting us to that magic spot. So beautiful and restful.

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  10. The world is filling beautifully the spaces humans have vacated.

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  11. Very nice! I love the "thunderbolts of wings."

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  12. Lovely, I can hear that symphony of nature playing in my head.

    I hope you are well!

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  13. I can't wait, we have snow today! Beautiful poem!

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  14. A beauty! Refreshing.😊 Much needed at this time.

    Pat

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  15. Loved how it was so bird centric. Thunderbolts of wings... nice.

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  16. Well done Grace! I too believe Spring is the magical season!

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  17. Nature goes on around us. I love the contrast between the silent streets, and the sound of birds.

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  18. Spring is sure getting underway, now if only the snow would stay away

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  19. A beautifully painted word picture.

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  20. Nature continues to sing for us. I just woke to the birdsong. These words, "thunder-
    bolts of wings" spoke to me. Take care.

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  21. A beautiful homage to Spring where every word brings the beauty of it to life. Be well.

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  22. Beautiful--time to stop, look, and listen. I love "thunderbolts of wings."

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  23. Heading towards pleasant feelings and beauty is always awaited for! Very true Grace!

    Hank

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  24. “Symphony of robins and cardinals” - lovely, Grace.

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