Friday 15 April 2022

One Poem by Joan McNerney


7 Spring Notes



Morning light reveals

dark branches etched

against a dove grey sky.


Tips of trees reach

way up to heaven.


Blue diamond rains…

filigrees of sunlight

peek through windows.

Sparrows recite litanies

in wood. Trees

greener every day.

Squirrels scramble

for seeds scattered

in my garden.

Those sky champions…

birds twitter breezy notes

early each evening.


Listen as winds

whistle softly

through the night.




Joan McNerney’s poetry is found in many literary magazines such as Seven Circle Press, Dinner with the Muse, Poet Warriors, Blueline, and Halcyon Days.  Four Bright Hills Press Anthologies, several Poppy Road Journals, and numerous Poets' Espresso Reviews have accepted her work.  She has four Best of the Net nominations.  Her latest titles are The Muse in Miniature and Love Poems for Michael and At Work all available on and

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