Song of Wind, Song of Light


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Susan is a picture book author, telling stories about history and science and an energetic little girl in Japan named "Natsumi!" A longtime supporter of space exploration, she's thrilled that her book  [+]

Wind chimes ring behind our house
in random harmony,
riffing with each passing bird
and thrumming bumblebee.

A glass dragon also sways there,
seeming mute while wind chimes sing,
but sunshine sparks cantos of light
from each iridescent wing.

 

 

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Keith Simmonds · ago
An optimistic title for a poem that evokes the beauty of nature!
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Tony Martello · ago
Susan, I love the poem and its vibrant imagery. Check out my entry, "Maize of Color" in the short fiction category of America: color it in... contest and vote it you like it...Tony
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Mary Tabor · ago
Beautifully composed and brilliant in its brevity. Kudos.
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Susan Lendroth · ago
Thanks so much! I appreciate that.
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Prithvijeet Sinha · ago
Such a wonderfully composite look at the rhythms of the natural world. One must learn from your brevity.
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Susan Lendroth · ago
Thank you for your kind words.

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