Choices

tree bullfinch durer

Three Studies of a Tree Bullfinch, Albrecht Dürer (1471 – 1528)

I go to the mountain side
of the house to cut saplings,
and clear a view to snow
on the mountain. But when I  look up,
saw in hand, I see a nest clutched in
the uppermost branches.
I don’t cut that one.
I don’t cut the others either.
Suddenly, in every  tree,
an unseen nest
where a mountain
would be.

for Drago Štambuk
by Tess Gallagher
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4 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. beautiful!

  2. Awareness is a beautiful thing.

  3. Oh! I love this!

  4. I’m so happy that it resonates—-with us & among us,


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