Shawn L. Bird

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poem-tranquility August 10, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 2:29 am
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I count three shooting stars

as the porch swing rocks to the rhythm

of one desperately lovesick frog.

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14 Responses to “poem-tranquility”

  1. dornahainds Says:

    Ah, such magnificence!

  2. wchimesjim Says:

    Great image! I hear August will be prime time for shooting stars this year. Some asteroid thingy…. 😊

    • Perseid meteor shower comes along every August. I stepped out to let the dog pee, and collapsed on our swing while he did his thing. In the 3 minutes or so that I was there, I saw 3 zip past in just the little bit of sky that I could see. I’ve never had seen so many so quickly.

  3. Melody J Haislip Says:

    ” . .. one desperately lovesick frog.” Awesome!

  4. Anthropomorphizing amphibians. Nice. I can hear the deep throated love rattle.

  5. Woah… the shortness of the poem really expressed the idea well. I’m always impressed by these works.


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