on the line

The year’s first swallow is here

Just the one

Balanced quite comfortably

On the telephone wire

A bright summery note on a four line stave

Flown in on the warm south wind

It sits, calling for the others

It can’t eat all these midges and mosquitos alone


Christopher Perry

15th April, 2020

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Christopher Perry

Liberté, Equalité, Humanité

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