Feathers in a flap

Napowrimo day 17 Falcon, bird of prey Feast your eyes, while I tell you a tale While we’ve all been indoors, the birds without fail Have landed en-masse in the public squares And landing on rooftops without a care There once was an answer, keeping birds in check But till he returns, theyve darned us …

Lovebirds

They say love is blind but upon meeting in our garden these two little birds have set up house in a spruce by the lawn and have had a little family Jealous rivals tried to evict but the long wing of avian justice soon sent the magpies packing So the little bird family have their …

On Guard

Falcon, a feathered Visitor at BASIC, (Image : Brian F Kirkham) Salford Quays, 27th October 2019 They’re ravishing the street again plundering pigeons like pirates sat hovering above the people as they look for picnics to plunder But who’s this flash feathered hero saving our sandwiches ? the pigeons fly off to another perch when …

Bird of Prey

#Blogging101 #Napowrimo #Day19 #Manchester #UK #Archived #Poetry Pulled this one out of my notebook – and decided to post it here after a little polish! Manchester, 15th August 2013 Feathered Assassin Sits on a vintage building Waiting for Dinner   Sharpened talons gripped, eyes focused on the quarry his targets are marked   The pigeons gather over …