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Osprey calls my name
by john k zimmerman
Friday, March 26, 2010
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An acquaintance asked me if I still missed the north. "Everyday". I replied.

This is a recasting of an earlier poem "OSPREY"

 

Once more I hear the osprey cry
My name across the northern sky
But I am far away from there
 
Osprey searches night and morn
for all that she claims as northern born
I remain in my prison here.

The gale that sweeps to me her call
binds me here in this damp hall
Shackled to a stinking southern river

Perhaps in death northward I shall roam
in that green paradises to make my home
Close to the osprey that calls to me there

 
Once more I hear the osprey cry
my name across the northern sky

 

 



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Reviewed by Walt Hardester
Ospreys live all over the place............


~W~
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Lovely sentiments; I can feel your yearning for the north country. I can relate. That's where I was born and spent most of my childhood. Love and peace to you, John,

Regis
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
Truly there is no place like home. Beautiful longing.
Reviewed by Paul Judges
Excellent work, John
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
I hear ya, bro' & the osprey as well...e
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