The Magpie's Song

I heard you
calling
just a little time ago
and i thought
what is that noise
it’s so sweet
I must find the owner
of that superb
voice
I needed only to
pace
a few steps
more
before I saw
who you were…
and I knew
it was you
telling stories
again….

I grinned
and I
purred
with elation
that stirred
at that view in
outdoors’ creation
as your song reached
my ears
my eyes filled
with tears
and I gloried in
all that I knew
Your song caused
my soul
to renew…..

In trills
and in foils
and in delicate
chorus
you sang and you
storied along
Caught up in your
song
til my heart
ached and throbbed
and my thoughts
then completely
stood still…..

At first
I thought your song
was for me
until i spied your
blotchy brown
baby
and I smiled
in harmony
with your
melody
you can play
that track
forever
for me
lay it
down
with
the
record
company
and we’ll
dine on
the royalties
and drink
cups of
tea
with
the Queen…

The Magpie's Song

© Karin Taylor

Joined February 2008

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Artist's Description

a mother and her baby magpie sat on my clothesline under the gazebo and the mummy bird sang for her baby, a treasurable moment in time for me :)

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