Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Elms, Exalted (Day 40)


 Photo: WikiMedia


Elms, Exalted

Pedaling, sweating,
coasting, fingers 
merely resting 
on handlebars, 
she turns right, 
lured by birdsong 

Tilting, gazing upward 
into a vaulted nave 
of elms, exalted by the
   ease of flight, 
   reserved, rambling homes, 
   sparks of sun glancing 
        off fluttering leaves, 

And, not least, by 
plunging into 
a pool of dreams
she knows only as 
freedom and 
  surrender.

(c) 2017, by Hannah Six