Wild Poetry: My Crisp October Morning (Guest Poem by Kristian)

Happy Monday all of you beautiful souls! I hope your Monday was FANGtabulous (I told you, you’re just going to have to put up with my Halloween puns this month! )

My dear friend, Mathew author of Blog of The Wolf Boy asked me if I would be interested in writing a poem for his new guest post, wild poetry. I was honored that he asked me and deemed my worthy enough of a poet to be featured on his guest post, how could I say no? So, if you’d like to read it, click on the link, and do yourself a favor and check out Mathew’s original works, because he is an amazing poet and all around human being!

Love & life lessons,

Blog of the Wolf Boy

My Crisp October Morning

Who made the Earth?
The stars and the moon?
Who told the Sequoias to grow so tall?
And who made the raven?
This raven –
perched upon my fence post
singing her bird songs
and scanning the ground for worms
Swooping down to snatch one
and unhinging her jaw
as she slides her meal down her throat
before snapping her dark wings
and floating away
I don’t know exactly what a prayer is –
but I do know how to pay attention
How to gaze at the stars and the moon
in appreciation
How to kneel in the tall grass and the wildflowers
How to be idle and blessed
How to watch the leaves fall
to their inevitable death
Which is what I’m currently doing
on this crisp, October morning
sipping coffee
and staring out the window
with the day at my fingertips
waiting to be…

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4 Responses to Wild Poetry: My Crisp October Morning (Guest Poem by Kristian)

  1. WendyMegget says:

    Wonderful imagery, you clever thing!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Thanks for the warm words ❤

    Liked by 1 person

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