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Grackles swarm to rest


on bare limbs that must


wait for spring to bring


leaves and new life.




A sudden launch


and a single turn


sends the dense flock south,


their stencils of flight


following ancient instinct.




Frozen lawns go dormant under


continuous days of gray


and cold, keeping those


of us who do not migrate


close to our shelters.




We tend to gather


for treats and conversation


to cheer us through


the long, drab season.




Pop the cork!

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Well, IMO, this poem has some mixed feelings. I like how it starts and how it brought an unexpected end. The feeling of curiosity kept growing in me to see where this poem will take me. Nice one, fdelano. :)


Happy Holidays :)



The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth - Jean Cocteau

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I like the way this seems to be one of those 'pause for thought' moments that gives way to the inevitable 'why worry about things we have no control over'.Throw another log on the stove and pass the bottle mate, I'm with you all the way on this one. Nicely done. Geoff.

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