Checking

In the cherry tree
the birds begin to gather,
checking that the coast is clear,
then dropping in for dinner.

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I have just heard that I have won first prize in a member’s only poetry competition run by The Salopian Poetry Society – my first win ever! I just had to share the news. The poem has not been posted on the site yet but should be up there soon.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. JulesPaige
    Jan 08, 2013 @ 13:54:47

    Wow! Great news about the win. I’ll have to look into that site.

    Our first house in New Jersey (USA) had a huge old black Cherry tree – All for the birds since we couldn’t reach it. I later found out though that because of disease it had to be taken down.

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  2. dragonscaleclippings
    Jan 09, 2013 @ 13:17:42

    congratulations Libby! First prize is such an achievement! Well done you!
    Loved the idea of the birds dropping in for dinner…

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