four thousand barn owls

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four thousand barn owls  (  i t ‘ s  a  b i r d  t h i n g  . . .  )





four thousand barn owls

screeching on the cusp of dusk

five golden pheasants


five golden pheasants

bronzing up a silver birch

seventeen red kites


seventeen red kites

circle in a myrtle sky

fifty rubber ducks


fifty rubber ducks

waddle on a whitsun eve

sixty seven hens


sixty seven hens

gurning on the garden lawn

thirty three jackdaws


thirty three jackdaws

cawing in the dawning at

four thousand barn owls

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