To Thine Own Self Be True


Photo: Wikipedia

Photo: Wikipedia

At a distance,

a mockingbird sings delight for the summer-like day.

 

In the overgrown lime tree just outside my window

a sparrow nags—

a staccato, monotone note.

 

Which is more pleasing

to its creator?

 

Day 11–National Poetry Month

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5 thoughts on “To Thine Own Self Be True

  1. rmp says:

    I’d wager they are both equally entrancing to their creator in their own special way…otherwise, why create them.

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  2. Pamela says:

    Thanks for this gift today, Victoria. Beautiful write. I had a bad week, I am feeling a bit better. It is hard for me to stay in the present, and stay focused.

    Pamela ox

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  3. brian miller says:

    any that choose to sing
    i would say—as long as it is their own song
    smiles.

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  4. kamana says:

    we are all different, every species here on earth. but in each of us there is beauty.

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  5. I wish there were birdsong here, even a nagging sparrow (in decline in Europe).

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