Essays, poems and Stories of an African-American

Friday, 29 March 2013

Star Spangled banner in spring; poem by Thomas Rogers Muyunga Mukasa

This balmy spring,

Once again a welcome moment,

swans swimming in the pond,

the woodpecker bang, bang, bang.


An occasional clear sky,

The sun a fiery globe,

A puddle here and there,

The snow giving up its horde.


The banner on a lofty perch,

Spread fully by a blowing wind,

Dotted glimming glint,

Of random stars and stripes.

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