Poet Mark Stratton

Poem for Japan

The music of children playing
A smile warms my face

Vibrant blues stretch for
Deepening reds on arms

Cardinal hiding in a bush
Flew there ‘pon approach

Crows circling high above
Lazing through the summer sky

Cool of the evening
Ending a summers day

Mark Stratton is the editor of
Cats With Thumbs literary blogzine. He lives in Columbia, MO, USA with his wife and three cats, and says he ‘scribbles on occasion.’

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