Old Magpie

 

old magpie

the gaps in its feathers

weigh a ton

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1306 The Secret Well of Life, another great prompt hosted by Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s the Allman Brothers Band –

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2 thoughts on “Old Magpie

    • Thanks, Chèvrefeuille. That old magpie used to come and eat at our office window and I was trying for a while to pay my respects but couldn’t phrase it properly.

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