Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems. ~Rainer Maria Rilke

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Sky Songs

One night last week as the sun was setting...
The clouds started to catch fire. I couldn't turn away. I stood there, mute and insignificant. I was waiting for a song to start, or a harp, or trumpets... Yes, it was that beautiful. 
Then a bird started singing a plainsong somewhere close by.
 A sweet and quiet sound as if it was purring, but with a melody.
Do you suppose it knew how beautiful the sky was? 
Do you think that the song was it's reply? 
Kind of a "Thank you."?
 The song was short... only one small refrain. 
Then it stopped.
And, as the world went dark,
  I was reminded that we do need
 to celebrate what's right with the world
 and that nature is always there to give us examples
if we watch for them... and listen.


  1. You are so right Connie. A lovely post. Have a blessed day. Madeline

  2. always looking for the bit of beauty...and yeah, there are things right it we look...smiles..i think the rough is easier to see at times...

  3. AWESOME! ~Dawn

  4. that sky would make me give pause and silently say a prayer of thanks.


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