night song (20161226)

when the sun sinks
birds shed feathers
skin moistening
as they slip into the creek
throats bulge with songs
they cannot contain
each a hymn
each a lullaby

5 thoughts on “night song (20161226)”

    1. Thank you! I was remembering all those nature films where they showed frogs filling up with air. I always expect them to float away.

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