Old Magpie


old magpie

the gaps in its feathers

weigh a ton


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 –

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s