Animal Wisdom 2 – Heron 2

A Season of Change 

All through this season of change

Blue heron watches.

We have laughed at calling her

A “herring” when

What we really mean is

Heron.

She understands this,

When others don’t.

Just as she understands

Change

When others don’t.

She has become a comforting presence

In this disquieting time.

Winter 2013

JEHW

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2 Responses to Animal Wisdom 2 – Heron 2

  1. RLS says:

    the parallels and contrast are both so balanced in this poem..

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