Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Bluebird



I don't know how old this ornament is
maybe it's very old
maybe it's a relatively recent reproduction
I found it in an antique store
& it spoke to me
maybe it chirped
maybe its gilded wings stroked some chord
of memory or of aspiration
I have a soft spot for bluebirds
Although I certainly am no ornithologist
This little bird sways on its string
whenever anyone walks by
it spins a little spin
& when I see it
it always makes me smile

1 comment:

reading_is_dangerous said...

I like your blue bird too,
its golden beak,
its pretty wings,
its happy look--

all it needs is a green egg.