The cotoneaster is alive with birds
encouraging its leaves to open like wings.
A rush of wind inspires their raucous exodus.
Craving spring’s sweet sap,
the bush releases a silent sigh
as buds burst green along its arcing branches.
Brenda Warren 2014
Good one and we are getting close to May 1st!!!! Yea!!!!
This is really lovely. We don’t have enough birds here, so I enjoyed yours.