Many Songs – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

VJs Weekly Challenge – Theme Song

Photo: wikimedia commons – a male Splendid Wren

“Some birds are poets and sing all summer.” Henry David Thoreau

Many Songs

As the sun rises so too the 
many songs that theme the
changes of the hours,,
from the calling of the sun
to its setting down and 
sister moon of course,
the birds o'clock is sometimes 
welcome, sometimes not, 
depending on my mood,
but the best of theme songs
not ever so loud comes the
call as blue wrens dance 
the yard with shards of colur
and such happy sounds.

©Paul Vincent Cannon

That said, our theme song is an old hit from the 80s by the Aussie band Mental As Anything titled “If You Leave Me Can I come too?” 😊

32 Comments

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32 responses to “Many Songs – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. How lovely! And what a wonderful title of your theme song! 😊

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  2. Thats so true, Paul! You created a very amazing poem, around the nature and their skills bringing positive mood. Michael

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  3. Delightful, Paul 🙂

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  4. Birdsong is another gift

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  5. Birds make the best music. Agree!

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  6. Charis Counselling

    Yes what a joy it is to hear and see these beautiful birds “dance the yard with shards of coloraturas” – I love the poem and can I come too😘

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  7. I was just listening to your theme song this morning! It can’t help but bring some cheer.

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  8. So cute! I love the lovely bird and I love the very amazing poem.
    I look forward to reading and seeing more.
    Take care!
    Greetings from the beautiful Rhine-Highlands / Germany …
    Rosie 🌺🙂

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  9. Nature’s little symphony 🎶

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  10. I had to seek out Mental as Anything on YouTube, having never heard of them before. Now, I’m totally distracted–in the best possible way. Oh, I like your poem, too!

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  11. Oh! this reminds me of the traditional folk music. People with different background sings those songs depending on their work, time of the year and time of the day.
    Life is beautiful.

    Like

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