[Michael Alfano sculpture found in a google search]
Striving: a Cote poem
Today as beautiful as birdsong
Hearts too speak words forlorn
For earth's rhythms do prolong
A breath ever willing to sing a songStriving © gillena cox 2022
The Cote – a poem of uneven couplets attributed to John Schroeder. L1 being a single imperative verb, L2 is a glossing or expansion of L1. Rhyme and meter is of your own choosing.