Feathered Quill

Feathered quill with which to write,

dainty brush to paint the scene,

fairy broom, a floor’s delight,

fancy headdress for a queen.

Lingering seed tufts, hangers-on

upon the stalk of summer’s birth;

first to greet pale winter’s dawn,

first to welcome snow to earth.

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18 comments on “Feathered Quill

  1. mlissabeth says:

    You are so prolific with your writing. I really admire that.

  2. This is both pretty and powerful! I just got that lovely first snowfall feeling reading this, and we are a long way off from that… Now I can’t wait for some snow to take pictures of.

    Blessings ~ Wendy

  3. Caddo Veil says:

    I like this one a lot–good verse!!

  4. Debbie says:

    This one was light and delicate and beautiful. Thank you, Melody and God bless!

  5. elizabeth says:

    Love everything about this. Beautifully done.

  6. SilverTill says:

    What were the preferred bird feather, when writing with a quill?

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