Army Mom’s Safe Haven

Christina: The Cardinal

THE CARDINAL

I turned from my work
in time to see
a beautiful cardinal
watching me...
sitting on a branch of the
hibiscus tree -
Cloaked in a shroud of scarlet
with sharp eyes, darkly black -
I looked at him,
and wondered
who he saw as
he was looking
back.

©Copyright May 8, 2001 by Christina