Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Carrion Comfort


Something deadly up
there lovely really
likes me.

On the farm: piglet
after-birth, maybe,
attracting 10 to 12
buzzards stealth
circling under
cloud cover.

Ethereal, exquisite—
they spot carrion
comfort: delighted
to cruise, watch, wait
with lazy patience.

Jove &
The Thermal Air Show:
its deep grammar in high
flight will not be confused
with hop-scotch skipping
digital short cuts of surface
proper-punctuators: sparrow,
finch, grackle, titmouse,
cardinal, blue bird.

Crow, first rate antic flyer &
wind surfer, never the less
seems juvenile compared to

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