Vintage verse – After Yesterday by A.R. Ammons

After Yesterday

After yesterday
afternoon’s blue
clouds and white rain
the mockingbird
in the backyard
untied the drops from
leaves and twigs
with a long singing.

by A.R. Ammons (1926–2001)

Northern Mockingbird at The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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