Pagosa Springs Artists

Prayer of the Treetops

Branches reaching, making greeting
To the Keeper of the sky;

Web of twigs in lacy patterns,
Hungering for the Light up high;
Woody sentiment that lingers
While the storm clouds rush on by;

Chorus of those brushing fingers
Moans our own deep winter sighs.



first published in Time of Singing

also published in FLOOR OF THE SKY Chapbook

also published in Northern Stars Magazine

also published in

©2001 Bonnie Manion


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