October 29, 2020

The Sweet Song


The sweet song
Of the katydid,
Whirls around
When evening bids.
They fill the night
With one long note,
After the silent
Daylight vote,
To be quiet
Until the night,
Comes back to lead
Their choir right.
We hear it till
The cooler nights,
Put the summer
Out of sight.

Don Gardner
Seekonk, MA


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