Beauty

 
I came back from watching the sunset,
camera hanging around my neck,
to find a female downy woodpecker
dead on my porch.
My camera weighed heavily –
all of that beauty, snapped and captured,
and this one, in my hands,
free
 
– For Betsy Devany
 
 
© Meisaan Chan

 

About Meisaan Chan

www.curvingtowardthecenter.wordpress.com
This entry was posted in Earth poetry, Poetry, Spiritual poetry and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Beauty

  1. You are very, very welcome. An honor.

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