The Miracles Around Us Sam Hamod Poetry

local_library The Miracles Around Us

by Sam Hamod

Published in Issue No. 115 ~ December, 2006
(for my daughter, Laura)

A warbler

jumping through the sprinkler

two hummingbirds

buzzing about

just checking it out

and the two charming

young ladies

sipping their coffee

just watching heaven unfold

in this blissful back yard

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Sam Hamod has published 10 books of poems and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. He has taught at the Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa, Princeton, Michigan, and Howard, and his most recent book is Just Love Poems For You (Ishmael Reed Pub./Contemporary Poetry Press), 2006.