Birds!

I was at a stop light
when my driving-home
thoughts were interrupted
by a lively noise.
I looked out my open window
and saw the swooping autumn sky
filled with shiny blackbirds,
and the drooping telephone wire
jam packed with them–
wing to ebony wing.
I thought immediately of
Alfred Hitchcock,
but these birds were thrilling,
not threatening.
Their raucous energy filled me up.

birds-on-wire

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About boomergirl47

Retired from the University of South Florida. Love reading, writing, hiking, nature, music, birding, puttering around the house and yard.
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