Contagion

 

 Alone, the female cardinal

stands among the scattered seed,

but does not lower her head to eat.

She stands and looks and waits

then turns and flies away.

I wonder if our human tension

has spread now to the birds.

                                                    JDG

 

This entry was posted in poetry.

One comment on “Contagion

  1. It could be. It has certainly spread to my cats.

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