Bird on a Rusty Stairstep
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O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see thy countenance, let me hear thy voice for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely. Song of Solomon 2: 14
A bird of the air
Who lives in town
Flew all around
Up and down
On rusty stairs
To rest there.
The step is gritty
And not pretty
To human eyes
But to a tired bird
In his own world
It is paradise.
Poetry by me, AJP
I shot a few pictures last month of sparrows who had taken residence on an old rusty stairway on the back of a Convenience Store where there used to be an office above, and caught this bird near the bottom of the step..The old stairway was adjacent to where my husband was getting air in his tires in town and I had time to kill:)
Also by Andrea Petersen
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