Warblers in Autumn

On the branch, a snap, a creak
and the pinches of a warbler’s beak.

One bug, two bugs, all caught quick
from bark to twig and foliage mixed.

His hunger demands in all its might
to be sated before the southern flight;

Winter comes, a long cold night.

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Author: redgladiola

Creative writer happily predisposed to flights of fancy. You can find my poetry and short prose at https://redgladiola.wordpress.com

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