Friday, February 16, 2007

Overtones

I heard a bird at break of day
Sing from the autumn trees
A song so mystical and calm,
So full of certainties,
No man, I think, could listen long
Except upon his knees.
Yet this was but a simple bird,
Alone, among dead trees.

William Alexander Percy
(via Russell)

4 comments:

Leah said...

i need to know how to put my friends blogs on my blog. like you know how you have that big list of friends blogs? i want that

Leah said...

i think i did it

Leah said...

no its still wrong. help me.

MaryPaul said...

Thank you for posting that poem, Dana. I haven't read any in so long...