Let All That Breathes

watercolor painting by Cathleen Cohen showing a hawk on a tree on the left side of the painting with green grass and blue sky and white cloud in the background

“Hawk,” painting by Cathleen Cohen

Praise the Lord (Psalms 150:9)
The red-tailed hawk, whose flight
is praise
bursts from the sky
to alight on a branch
near our window.
So vibrant, its feathers
vibrate below
sky’s stronghold.
Its quivering breath
beats as loud
as a timbrel or drum
in praise, in praise.
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