Nuisance crow

The open Gate - 5321539250_99af96dab1_z

Nuisance crow
on an old fencepost:

green field behind;
brown hills in the distance;

gravel road,
deadleaf trees,
white sky,
world all around —

when did it all become
not worth a mention?

I fear my sixth decade
will make me an old man yet.

Image: The open Gate, by H. Kopp-Delaney, published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0) license.

 

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