Thursday, April 24, 2014

David Allan Evans: "Waking Up"
















for Jan


We wake up again to the sound
of those same birds just

outside our window. I can’t
name them, wouldn’t need to

if I could, but only guess
what they seem to be

saying over and over.
Listen: We are here,

we are here,
we are here.




"Waking Up" by David Allan Evans. Published here via poet submission. © David Allan Evans.  

Photography credit: "When birds join the chorus," by Robert David Siegel, September, 2008 (originally color).