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??