Woodpigeon 151213


One magpie flies roadside to a tentative roost upon a barn roof

But on coming closer

The sorrowful bird

Has transformed itself in my sight

To peace and sustenance

A plump woodpigeon sitting calm in its place


seaside reside, westward ho! (p ward 2013)seaside residue, westward ho! (p ward 2013) 

driftwood, northam burrows (p ward 2013)driftwood, northam burrows (p ward 2013) 

grey morning, westward ho! (p ward 2013)grey morning, westward ho! (p ward 2013) 

protective bundle, northam (p ward 2013)protective bundle, northam (p ward 2013) 

sunset storm, northam (p ward 2013)sunset storm, northam (p ward 2013)

(Photographs taken near my home in North Devon during December 2013 using my phone camera.)

© P Ward 2013

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