"I've been letting my mind wonder at night. My thoughts should have a curfew." Am Kidd

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Consider the Birds

Consider the birds, and how they sing,
Giving thanks to God, with voices that ring.
Joyful and gracious, they awake to say,
"Thank you Lord for a brand new day"

Why are they so happy and so inspired?
While humans moan, because they're still tired?
What do they know that we haven't got?
We struggle so hard to get out of the cot.

Maybe they know that yesterday is gone,
And new hope begins at the break of dawn.
They are so happy to still have life,
Forgetting yesterday and all it's strife.

They'll soar high and breath fresh air,
Start a new nest or whatever they dare.
Glad for today and ignoring the past,
Chancing the odds, they'll have a blast.

Considering the birds, what have we learned?
Yesterday is gone, so why be concerned?
Look forward to the blessings a new day will bring,
And rise up early and begin to sing.

Poem by  Gary R. Ferris
Photo by Magickalgraphics.com


  1. Delightful. Both the image and the words :)

  2. Lovely thought-provoking words and the image is beautiful.


  3. Lovely. I particularly like the first and the last verse. Enjoy the weekend.


  4. Lovely blog, poem and beautiful music playing.
    This was my first visit and I so enjoyed!

    Thank you~

  5. Welcome Calli! Please come back again :0)


Albert Schweitzer said "In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit" I thank you all!