'Songbirds' by Susan Bourdet‘Songbirds Sing’ and Other Poetry by Debbie Johnson The Society March 12, 2017 Beauty, Humor, Poetry 3 Comments Songbirds Sing (Triolet Sonnet) As songbirds sing with joy of spring, unfolding blossoms show their hues. From my front porch the wind chimes ring as songbirds sing with joy of spring. Fresh colors cast on ev’rything— in shades of yellows, reds, and blues. As songbirds sing with joy of spring, unfolding blossoms show their hues. A lilac scent the breeze will bring as songbirds sing with joy of spring. Cute baby bunnies have their fling. Sweet nectar will soon start to ooze. ____As songbirds sing with joy of spring, ____unfolding blossoms show their hues. Family Matters My mother is always a pain; she’s driven me ‘til I’m insane. We no longer talk or go for a walk; I hope that she drowns in the rain. My ex is a pain in the ass. but I’ve now taken him to task. If he comes around the police’ll be found; no questions will they need to ask. My sister’s been married five times. She’s sour as so many green limes. Her last name’s unknown; the long list has grown, and don’t even seem to have rhyme. That fam’ly is no longer mine. Without them I will do just fine. My son is a felon with that I am tell’n– these losers come from a long line. Poets now are my family. Each poem I look forward to see. They’re the ones who care, and are always there to offer their support for free. Debbie Johnson began writing poetry for enjoyment and therapy following an accident which left her disabled. She has written several books on disability as well as several poetry collections. She lives in Nevada, Iowa with a very spoiled beagle. Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) 3 Responses Daniel March 12, 2017 Love these! Reply Debbie Johnson March 14, 2017 Thank you, Daniel. Reply Laboni March 15, 2017 Wonderful poem Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.