Alive As The Virus Is Victorious, a poem by Chad Norman at Spillwords.com
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Alive As The Virus Is Victorious

Alive As The Virus Is Victorious

written by: Chad Norman

@ChadNormanPoet

 

The way
moving water
shimmers, others say
glimmers.
in the moving sun.

I see how
the “his & her” thing
happens, when it
comes to littering
their only planet.

Not only am I
in a relationship
with crows.
there is
a chipmunk too; I
never considered
myself a singer,
but when I call for
mainly a crow family
in that spot beside the flags
my other curious one
comes closer.

Each time I choose
to stop and sit on a stone
I speak to as well;
one day I know it
will welcome me
and I enjoy wonder again,
imagining him or her
enjoying the peanut
I threw to a spot
which was close enough
for my fear
to leave,
the peanut cracked
and what my hand once held
in that tiny happy stomach.

Chad Norman

Chad Norman

Chad Norman lives and writes in Truro, Nova Scotia. His poems have appeared in journals, magazines, and anthologies around the world. His new book, Squall: Poems In the Voice of Mary Shelley is now out from Guernica Editions.
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