For the first time in ages, this is my response to today’s dVerse.com challenge to poeticise (!) an object. The inspiration for this is the French writer Francis Ponge.
From my computer I can see a gang of long tailed tits attacking the buggy pellets in one of the bird feeders – this is my attempt to transform them into poetry…
Tail on a puff ball
Tear-drop nest, woven from
moss, spider silk, lichen-flakes,
feather bedded chicks.
all in an apricot cloud.