Thursday, December 1

A Poem for Thursday.



The Murmuration

Did Steinbeck have the low-down
on starlings?
Someone did.
Are they held together
by the elastic string of time?
Their timing is certainly precise.
Even gulls
who get caught up
in that display
avoid black wings
that shimmer
in the late sun.


3 comments:

  1. "...elastic string of time" - I like! And I'm still jealous :)

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  2. "Are they held together
    by the elastic string of time?"
    Excellent lines.

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