I Love May Swenson Poetry

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    One Of My Favorites!

      The Woods At Night by May Swenson The binocular owl, fastened to a limb like a lantern all night long, sees where all the other birds sleep: towhee under leaves, titmouse deep in a twighouse, sapsucker gripped to a knothole lip, redwing in the reeds...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Sep 1, 2010

    In Love Made Visible

    In love are we made visible As in a magic bath are unpeeled to the sharp pit so long concealed With love's alertness we recognize the soundless whimper of the soul behind the eyes A shaft opens and the timid thing at last leaps to surface with full-spread wing The fingertips of...
    toosofthearted toosofthearted
    46-50
    3 Responses Sep 1, 2010
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