Snapshot of

a goldfinch singing
a glide of tumbled notes

the burden of heat–
a giant python weight–

wraps my chest
constricting my view
of the world

the low afternoon moon pays dues
from my empty pockets

an armada of frogs
sing for each other

where the current is
as slack as my discipline

rabbits listen but
make no comment
crows are difficult

to interrupt when
their beaks are empty


About Jim Stewart

Writer at Butt in Chair
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10 Responses to Snapshot of

  1. cindy knoke says:

    Beautiful in every way.

  2. casi says:

    BEAUTIFUL so looking forward to seeing you and all at Poche 🤗❤️

  3. This is wonderful and so much fun to read!

  4. Debra says:

    Beautiful, Jim. The lyricism of the images touched me.

  5. Jim Stewart says:

    It really is a snapshot. Thanks.

  6. I love this. Especially the line about the current being as slack as your discipline.

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