The Magpie sings

Bitonal bird sits on a fence preens sleek black and white feathers Magpie chorus heralds the close of the day sun going down and the changing of the guard Day shift of birds and all the sunlight creatures return to their nests while the night dwellers emerge Possums get restive run across the roof tops…

Forever young

Lying on the grass Basking in the golden light of a setting sun Body might be old, but the soul is forever young Smell of grass and earth, flowers and all the clues the wind gives watch the butterflies landing on the flowers, dancing their brief lives Chase them in your head, though your body…