Redstart

 

after Helen Humphreys, The Evening Chorus


 

Song of the redstart begins 

 

as melody

ends

in dissonance

comes undone

 

in the singing.

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Photo by: Susan Wismer

Pink Flamingos, ed.  Lorna Crozier, Wintergreen Studios Press, Yarker, ON. chapbook series, February 2022, p. 9