Closing In

Whorls of lichen on a branch
is my universe

the white breast of a junco resting there
is the range of my vision
an ice crystal, a solitary seed
a brown leaf caught

one red berry
one golden crowned kinglet
her small heart beating
past the stone and the swale.
.

pbsweeney

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4 responses to “Closing In

  1. What beauty you see in nature, a rare gift and a blessing 🙂 And what a lovely poem to your universe 🙂

    Ya Haqq!

  2. very sweet and beautiful feelings.

    Allah Hafiz.

  3. A lovely, very natural-sounding poem.

  4. nature can always do it for me
    thank you

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