WRITE UNDER THE MOON

Goosebumps

A life lesson poem about listening

Marilyn Glover
Write Under the Moon
2 min readJun 7, 2024

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A skein of Canadian Geese flying across an amethyst and rose quartz colored early morning sky
Early morning photo of a skein of Canadian Geese--author’s photo

Calligraphy
etched by geese
inked in black
brushing
amethyst
and
rose quartz sky
attention caught
I take a gander
at aerial art
passing by
a behooving
move
fowl approved
trading
a bottom-up process
for
top-down
conscious learning
first morn
discerning
language, words
beyond the heard
signs and symbols —
active
listening

Approaching
honking
mile of distance
sparks sound
in ears
such as, for instance
outwith audible
innate vibrations
listening
requires thinking
brain applications
geese speak to me
because I mind
nuanced noise
and
v shape skein
navigating
friendly skies
one-eye-open sleepers
speak
“don’t sleep on us
language
communicated
surpassing…

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Marilyn Glover
Write Under the Moon

8x boosted Medium poet and certified Reiki Master (Usui method) writing to uplift humanity. Dual citizen, single mum, and domestic abuse survivor