At Last — A Poem


“Catbird Seat” — C.Birde, 5/19



– at last –

that sweet-voiced




Clad in morning

coats and caps,

feathered gray.


I will put away

– at last –

winter’s bleak


remove my heart

from safeguarded


return it

– at last –

to its nestspace

betwixt my ribs.

At last.


— C.Birde, 5/19



7 thoughts on “At Last — A Poem

    • Thank you ❤️ We have been “patrons” to a family of Gray Catbirds for the past dozen years or more, and I so look forward to their return each spring! To have such connection to Nature — to be recognized by such lovely creatures — is a precious gift 🙂

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