Thursday, March 18, 2021

Sleigh Ride


picture via wikimedia commons: Sleigh Ride by Winslow Homer


SLEIGH RIDE

shhh
say the runners
sliding through the snow

smack
say the reigns
asking horse to go

ching ching
say the bells
on the harness and the sleigh

flap flap
say the wings
of the crows that show the way

peekaboo
say moon and clouds
thanks for coming out to play


© Mary Lee Hahn, 2021



Friday, March 5, 2021

Perspective

 


Perspective

All my life you've been a dipper.
Just this morning, though,
as I wondered whether you were telling me
to pour out
or scoop up
you changed into a giraffe
your long curved neck
reaching across galaxies
so you could nibble on the juicy gibbous moon.


©Mary Lee Hahn, 2021