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SONG

SONG Long time since I’ve seen her at best She came to bless us with her song The Song Thrush in her speckled breast Sang her melody pure and strong. A treat given unconsciously Two came to sing in harmony … Continue reading

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EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE. We are woken by the cooing of the collared dove Shocked alive by the scream of the gulls above, Padding up and down the neighbour’s ridge tiles, Serenaded by the robin, making morning smiles. By the caw-caw of a … Continue reading

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CALLS

CALLS No longer the chorus to break each day’s dawn But the scream of the Gulls to herald the morn, Black shadows floating over green grass As the Crows croak greetings at Michaelmas. There’s a fight on the lawn for … Continue reading

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BLUE JAY

BLUE JAY I call him the Blue Jay From the striped blue feather I found lying on the lawn One bright summer’s day. There are few so feathered Some it’s true come and go Just as seasons come and go … Continue reading

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HOUSE of BIRDS

HOUSE of BIRDS We bought our house from a gun happy Gypsy Sad fellow who’d overstretched his Romany But we still bore the scars with holes in the shutters And not a bird in sight with no songs or flutters. … Continue reading

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