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Winter Thrush – Ode to a Fieldfare


Thrush, Winter Thrush – Ode to a Fieldfare

(Composed during the snow-thaw of last month…) As I sit here, goldfinches glance across the skies outside the window, their ‘charms’ like the bounce of iambic pentameter written with wings. They turn towards our garden, and immediately, their syntax becomes jumbled by a shift and gather of chaffinches – with an adjunct of sparrows tumbling in like a hurried conclusion. […] See Also: Our Northen (Winter) Thrushes 

via Ode to a Fieldfare — Bookish Nature

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May 4, 2019 9:12 am

This is a fun mix of the bird and the poetic syntax!

Reply to  Clive Bennett
May 4, 2019 10:34 am

Hope all is well for her.