Tag: birds

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by Ian A. Olson
When grey shapes slip the shadows of the morning / My small birds sit in silence in the eaves / But daylight brings indifferent...
by Edwin Muir
Leave, leave your well-loved nest, / Late swallow, and fly away. / Here is no rest / For hollowing heart and wearying wing. / Your comrades all have...
by John Peterson
Supraeme sits he, / His fedders prinkin, / Sun-bricht, / Ita da grit sun’s glinkin, / / A lowin flame, / Wi black een blinkin – / Nor deevil ane / Keens what he’s...
by Louise Greig
Begin by setting the instructions aside. / Instead tune the mind to flight. / Attach the huge, clunking wings (treat like hangar doors) / - do...
by Alexander Hutchison
Who calls to the dark, / who calls to the wind on / the surface of the water?...
by Alexander Montgomerie
About ane bank, where birds on bewis / Ten thousand times their notis renewis / Ilk hour into the day, / The...
by Pascale Petit
For our last meal together / my father takes out of the freezer / a tray of frozen songbirds.
by Derick Thomson
Air iomall an talamh-àitich, eadar dhà sholas, / tha a’ churracag a’ ruith ʼs a’ stad, ʼs a’ ruith ʼs a’ stad, / is...
by William Soutar
Wee wullie waggletail, what is a’ your stishie? / Tak a sowp o’ water and coorie on a stane: / Ilka tree stands dozent,...
by William Ernest Henley
The nightingale has a lyre of gold, / The lark's is a clarion-call, / And the blackbird plays but...
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