Finch Song, Tone Poem for Mate



finch perch  high

survey  woods

pine tree  alone

song trills  stillness returns


song  echo

chorus  new

beckoned   response

pine tree perch for two  bliss


(c) Lemuel

15 April, 2018


  • 4 lines
  • L1, 3-syllables, L2, 3-syllables, L3, 4-syllables, L4, 6-syllables.
  • Mimic or suggest an opening and closing of some action or scene as in a box or a jar opening then closing; animating a scene; giving extended or curtailed definition to a function.
  • unlimited length