The hummingbird isn’t the only bird

This entry is part 30 of 47 in the series Morning Porch Poems: Summer 2012


with jewel colors. And the dead
cherry still plays host to insect life.
The sign that points the wrong way
isn’t necessarily wrong. You know
what it’s like to pick at the same scab:
play the music in the same way. Don’t get
ahead of yourself— for a change,
let the day worry about its outcomes.


In response to an entry from the Morning Porch.

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