Song of Wind, Song of Light

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Susan writes picture books and was thrilled when her book HEY HO, TO MARS WE'LL GO! was read for Story Time from Space by an astronaut orbiting Earth. (You can see it float on YouTube) She enjoys  [+]

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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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