You taught Your songs to the birds first,
why was that?
And You practised Your love in the hearts of animals
before You created man,
I know the planets talk at night
and tell secrets
A limb just moved before me,
the beauty of this world
is causing me to
From Love Poems from God, by Daniel Ladinsky.
Copyright © 2002 by Daniel Ladinsky.
Reprinted by permission of the author.