Poetry By John CannonMarveling
Poetry By John Cannon From All-Creatures Animal Rights and Inspirational Poetry Archive

Animal Rights, Spiritual and Inspirational poetry that touch the heart and soul, and provoke the mind.

By John Cannon

I stare
at this tiny miracle,

sitting right here
a few feet from me,

the size
of my thumb,

the weight
of a dime,

a fully-grown
living being

just a few
weeks old,

so casually,

readying himself
to fly 2,000 miles,

to a place
he has never been

to spend the winter
and then return.

I feel a little stunned,
my mind reels,

trying to grasp
the enormity

of the marvels
of this world.

Photo by
Sharon Fisher

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