Metal Roof, Rain, Robin
A Gift of Island Poetry ft Deirdre Kessler
Patter-pattern soft at first,
with whole-note rests,
In the maple’s upper storey
under a canopy of leaves,
Notes rise and fall in pitch,
robin holding the rhythm steady,
rain at the whim of clouds and wind.
of the day.
Deirdre Kessler. Deirdre’s most recent poetry collection is The Jubilance of Jig.