Thursday, 14 December 2017
Brown feathers glow
subtle beauty in low
Plump on the pond
she ruffles her feathers to display
sudden blue iridescence.
Fluff, shake, tuck
blue under wing –
just another brown duck.
Previously published on Nature Writing and in my poetry pamphlet Unthinkable Skies.
Photo by Crafty Green Boyfriend.
I also today posted a poem on my Shapeshifting Green blog. You can read it here.