poem by: Martyn Grindrod
Written on Jul 08, 2017


Click Clack Chatterer
Scavenger , Vagabond 
Rooftop watcher 
Silvershine theft , Abscond 

Feathered Artful dodger 
Eagle eyed espy
Iridescent plumage 
Cunning and Sly

One for sorrow ,Two for joy 
Magpies birds of high skill
In and out of roadside hedgerows
Swooping down for dinner,  roadkill


Tags: humor, rhyme, deep, riddle, imagery,

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Cecilia Crasto commented:
Those pesky magpies the bane of our lives, you should join "Poetry Soup" Many from Pondrin are on this site, you will have more success with your poems there...enjoyed the poem Martyn.
Martyn Grindrod commented:
Yes I will Thanks CecilIan.
Christopher Russon commented:
Lovely poem Martyn the Magpie has got a bad deportation so I hear.still a nice bird though
Frank byrne commented:
Good poem Martyn.....your words describe the Magpie so well!.......


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