Monday, 11 May 2009



whole-bodied launch
from top of hawthorn spike,
tail flicking,
head cresting,
throat back wide,
unashamedly, unhamperedly
true to himself

Photo of whitethroat used by kind permission of Phil Kirk.


Crafty Green Poet said...

oh how lovely, I got some very good views of whitethroats on Skye last week...

Mistlethrush said...

I envy you going to Skye!

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