The Finch


The finch sings his cheerful song
Even when times are tough,
He knows what it takes to be strong
And to him, that’s more than enough,

The branch bends with the snowy squall
The finch holds on and sings,
He believes in himself, and will not fall
He knows that he has wings.

Comments

  1. Such a lovely photo and inspirational poem. ☺ We should all be as strong as the finch.

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    1. Thanks, Debbie. Yes, that finch is inspiring.

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  2. I love the poem! Reminds me of stuff we did at school. And such a beautiful photo...

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  3. Love your poem Cat as the photo: thanks for sharing! :) <3

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  4. Beautiful poem..for some reason it reminded me of the book 'Goldfinch' :)

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    1. Thanks, Naba. I don't know that book you're referring to. I should check it out.

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  5. Aha! That's a lovely pic and an inspiring poem. Thanks for sharing, Cat! :)

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  6. Beautiful. Birds have such amazing faith. If we could only trust and not worry as they do...just sing, soar, and be happy! ♥

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    1. So true. Birds are great that way, aren't they? Thanks, Kathy.

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  7. Lovely poem Cat. the metaphor is strong and so beautifully portrayed. An important message too. Thank you for sharing. Bests, Sam Rappaz.

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    1. Thanks so much tkamb. I appreciate your comments.

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  8. Finches -- those tiny little noisy birds. Loved how you brought out the metaphor.

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    1. Thanks very much, Rachna. I found the quote really resonated with me.

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  9. Finches -- those tiny little noisy birds. Loved how you brought out the metaphor.

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