Early Morning Dance – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

At dVerse Linda is hosting the Quadrille (44 words) with an invitation to write a poem using the word music or one of its forms.

dVerse Poets – Quadrille – Music is My Refuge

Photo: Windy Day – Tree Motion, found on YouTube.

“The earth has music for those who listen.” George Santayana

Early Morning Dance

This morning
quite early,
along the familiar path I take,
a breath of wind stirred the
trees together in songs,
lyrical leaves of wattle and gum,
even the eerie note of 
casuarina's dark whisper is a 
music that lifts my body in
rhythmic response.

Copyright 2023 ©️Paul Vincent Cannon
All Rights Reserved ®️


Filed under awareness, Free Verse, nature, poem, quote

22 responses to “Early Morning Dance – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Rob Kistner

    This is beautiful poem Paul, very enjoyable to read thank you for sharing it. 🙂✌🏼

    Liked by 1 person

  2. You have recreated the experience of tree music in poetry form perfectly!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. A beautiful early morning dance with nature.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Paul, that’s what I call being “tuned in.” 🙂

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