Mid Summer

*****

 

a certain silence

attends the yard

 

 

the birds, knowing

what they know,

 

 

have ceased

their morning song,

 

 

even the trees

are still.

 

****

 

©2013 Wabi Sabi
 

For Poets United ‘verse first -edit to elevate’

Writing compellingly using only a few words, is always a challenge. Turning it into poetry is a miracle.  William Carlos Williams did it with The Red Wheelbarrow, a poem I attempted to emulate.  Comments/Critique??