Poetry Friday: Mary Oliver’s “Mockingbirds”

“Mockingbirds”
by Mary Oliver

This morning
two mockingbirds
in the green field
were spinning and tossing

the white ribbons
of their songs
into the air.
I had nothing

better to do
than listen.

Read the rest of the poem here.

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