Spoonful: A Gathering of Stone Soup Poets

An extension of Cambridge's Stone Soup Poetry Venue.

Poem by Annie Wyndham

Illustration by Luis L. Tijerina

Little Sparrow

One grasps at love in desperate leaps,
clinging to life like a barnacle
on a doomed vessel,
destination unknown.

From a ravaged body, the defiant thrust
of one mighty voice
still pierces the airwaves.

La Môme Piaf ne regrette rien.