Winter Song

From an unknown tree

in a neighbor’s yard floats

a ghostly cry, more of a hum

 

but not quite that, three notes

under a clear lunar sky

swamped with stars.

–Excerpt from “Winter Song” in Edges by Donna Pucciani (Purple Flag, Chicago, 2016). First published in Olentangy Review.

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