Anew

Photo courtesy of Bill Schmoker

Anew

This day is fresh.
No wrinkles from the past,
nor pain anchored
in the minutes and hours ahead.
There is only an abundance of spring leaves
aglow in sunlight.
Purity of birdsong.
A blaze of feathers
in red-wing blackbird’s flight.
All invitations
to live
anew.

 

More photos by Bill Schmoker can be found at:  http://www.schmoker.org/BirdPics/RWBL.html