Friday, September 18, 2015

Morning Husks

In my neighbour's property
there are no mountains,
acute pinks and lilacs of roses
or the inclusion of water loping idly
over tendered lawns and beds,
but a yard of seed pods, pollen and nuts
where wild birds chatter in the bowers
of eucalypts
eating morning husks.


sukipoet said...

Lovely images. chatter in the bowers! eating morning husks! the best kind of garden

Hagemann Helen said...

Yes, I agree. This garden is full of birds every morning. Magic!

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