Inert and limp it lay
almost as if sleeping.
But no breath and no warmth,
obscene almost in its brilliant green and yellow
dashed against the dark brown earth……
A siskin, having tried to fly into the window. Looks as if I may have to invest in the RSPB hawk scarers, though I don't want to lose the beauty of so many garden birds. I am sure it was not Fox, (the ginger tom) – he is getting lazier as he gets older and merely lies and looks.