Occhiolism: On Feeling Small

a robin on a mossy log

Occhiolism: On Feeling Small

how many birds are in that song.
is it one or
does is take
for their waterlogged notes
to break through

how many shades of green make
is it one or
does it take
more for moss
for leaf-filtered green to reach
the colour

those birds
with their sibilant song,
as if they’re
and turning
the pages of a book.
I think birds see the world from
a star’s
point of view.

The definition of Occhiolism Photo by Lee Jeffs on Unsplash. ©Misky 2021 Shared with #apoemaday on Twitter

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