Literary Impulse
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Literary Impulse

Beetle of Joy

Story in three sonnets

photo by William J Spirdione

Climbing up the bark on this sunny day,
Metallic body reflecting glory,
Of all around in its green tinted way,
This beetle of joy enters the story.

Climbing up the bark a little further,
Between these deep furrows, it’s appraising,
Surveys billowing flowers we nurture,
This false earth-moon was…

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William J Spirdione

William J Spirdione

William J Spirdione is a poet who writes sonnets and more about nature and the humans within it.