January 5th was National Bird Day. I have been a bit obsessed with these feathered flyers for several years now, so I hope you don’t mind if I extend the celebration and share a bird poem or two today.
“Words are Birds”
by Francisco X. Alarcón
from far away
from distant lands
moon and sun
Read the rest of the poem here.
Alarcón’s poem and these little birds inspired this #haikuforhealing:
poem perched on a puddle’s rim
birds are words
© Catherine Flynn, 2017
Please be sure to visit Linda Baie at Teacher Dance for the first Poetry Friday Roundup of 2017!