All this

Another constanza.

river1

All this, river, blackbirds singing,

I will miss when I have gone,

And other suns light up the dawn.

 

Salt sea tang, the west wind bringing,

Grey wings beating the wild spring air,

Their loss is more than I can bear.

 

White gulls through the rain clouds winging,

Taking spring to northern green fields,

When the winter grip of ice yields.

 

But most of all the kingcups springing,

Their bright cloak, the banks beguiling,

I’ll miss their golden faces smiling.

 

Remind me of my old loves clinging,

Roses climbing to the sunlight,

In the dusk that brings the last night.

Advertisements

Published by

Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

13 thoughts on “All this”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s