Poem About Birds Singing In Spring

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Birdsong

The birds of morning take their places
upon the stage of life’s amphitheater
where their voices have remained mute for months.
But today, they rise in joyful chorus,
belting out melodious tunes.

Isn’t it funny how such a small animal
can make a giant footprint upon the soul
and lift a heavy heart higher
than pharmaceutical cocktails and cognitive endeavors –
a voice that sweeps the soot from the chimney of the soul
with only chirps in rhythmic time and playful ruffles of feathers?

Somewhere subconsciously we believe
they are the gatekeepers of spring
and have enough magic in their beaks
to end this bleak, cursed winter.
Their songs are beautiful incantations,
awakening nature from its deep slumber
and inviting all who hear their music
back to life.

-Poem Written by Justin Farley

Nature’s Bounty – A Chapbook of Poems About Nature by Justin Farley

A Voice in the Wilderness – A Chapbook of Poems About God by Justin Farley

Thorns of Love – Sad Love Poems About Heartbreak and Break Ups by Justin Farley

My current collections of poetry, all available on Amazon, all written by me, Justin Farley. A Voice in the Wilderness is a chapbook of Christian Poetry, written about the joys, doubts, struggles, and sorrows of the Christian life. Nature’s Bounty is a collection of nature poetry celebrating my love for the outdoors. And Thorns of Love is the first book of three in a series of poems about love, this one being sad, breakup poems.

I write to reach the hearts of the searching, the suffering, the still fighting. I write to soothe my soul and hopefully to soothe yours too. I write to celebrate and attempt to put words to the beauty of life. Here are my published books on Amazon. More to come. A huge, humble thank you to anyone who supports my work.

-Justin Farley

2 comments

  1. Beautiful! I once sang to a bird, way up high in the mountains. It seemed it had not a lot of experience with people, because it was not afraid to come close. When I had to go, I said goodbye and it began chirping a desperate reply.

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    • Thank you for your comment and sharing your experience. I’ve had experiences like that as well. I think part of what I love about nature is the feeling of the Spirit of God alive in every living thing. Maybe it’s just that we are more open to the Spirit in the quiet, but also like you mentioned, animals sometimes have a human-like quality, as if God can even speak to us through his creations.

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