Backyard Bird

The backyard bird

I thought an owl

Turns out to be

A dove,

You I thought

I sort of liked

Turns out it’s

Really love,

The spiders spin

Though the web

Is gone,

The ants continue

They march along,

And the backyard bird

That is a dove

Keeps hooting like

An owl.

Stephen Nesbitt ©

From “Summer Re-Visited” www.StrangersAndPoetry.com

6:45 AM August 18, 2013

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