Justifiable Homicide, the Bird Said

The magpie is, if we go by appearance,
the orca of the family of larks.
The one I watch is tuning his ground clearance
while telling me the etiquette of parks
is not improved, and I won’t win endearance,
by slanging him, suggesting ‘feathered sharks’
and more pejoratives that cast his kin
as predators. He soars to do me in.

2 thoughts on “Justifiable Homicide, the Bird Said

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s