River and mangroves

River and Light

last afternoon light
mirrors her river — sudden
bird songs to quiet

© 2016 Melinda Irvine

River and mangroves

This poem appears in Paperbark Wetlands, an eBook filled with multi-media poetry.

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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