A bird, annoyed at being trapped,
chirps, flits about in my tree house.
Finally breaking away,
it flies across the yard,
song celebrating its freedom.
This poem was recently published in The Weekly Avocet and appears in my collection, That’s Life: New and Selected Poems. Click below to hear me read it.
Author Abbie Johnson Taylor
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7 thoughts on “On an April Afternoon (Poetry)”
Can I post your poem on my blog, Abbie? I will of course give you credit and your book.
That sounds great, Glenda. Thanks.
You have a great poetry reading voice.
Thank you. I’m glad you enjoyed the reading.
This has such a good cadence and you ended it perfectly.
Cheers to you on this beautiful piece, Abbie.
Love to listen to you read your poems, too.
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Thank you, Lynda, for your heartfelt words. Have a great day!