Lying smug and snug in the arms
of the countryside,
I can’t recall the sound of the city’s
but hope, in this shutdown pandemic,
respect spreads like galaxies
of stars for the long-
forgotten night noises:
the whirring wings of geese
returning and the owls’
reviewing the day in the trees.
Kim M. Russell, 22nd April 2020
My response to Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #16: Re-Verse, also linked to earthweal Weekly Challenge: The Crossroad
Rommy says she’s keeping things pretty simple, because she’s been very grateful for simplicity since the pandemic started. She asks us to choose from at least one of the following ‘re-‘ words and incorporate them into our work: rediscover, review, reveal, respect and renounce.