For the birds

The birds that build
their homes in trees
raise a family
in the balmy days

I wonder how they feel
in autumn when all the leaves
fall leaving nothing but
the bare branches

how exposed and forlorn
in the wind and the rain
homeless and rootless
until spring comes again

John Lyons

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