The Lark
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The Lark

Six Feet Down and From the Treetops

A sonnet

These fish are looking up from the bottom
enjoying the earth’s warmth and each other
at this the very end of the autumn
trees sleep and koi protect one another.

Each occupies a stratum’s place then stops
to rise or fall further with the season.
Some six feet down and from the tree top…



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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.