The Robin’s Courageous Heart

Continuing with bird messengers, today’s poem is about Robin, whose orange breast is often referred to as “red.” Robin is a confident, courageous bird whose presence heralds spring and the endless cycle of rebirth.






Courageous Heart

I wear red like a badge
of courage

through rebirth’s
endless unfolding

bringing raw creation
from Earth to offer

blue orbs of truth
waiting to break

into voice. I sing
the cycle of self