Sunday, 31 March 2013

later than I thought ...

... but even so, the double-stacked,
mother and sheltered young,
crocodiles of cloud

blue-grey and pink bellied
heading north to south across the sky
look sleepy and benign.

Thursday, 28 March 2013

After a week of hearing it ...

In truth, the hardy, strong-sung optimism
of the early-morning blackbird
deserves a medal