Poem: ‘Take Heed’

photo of perched common blackbird
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This morning I heard the blackbird’s song,
a sound of hope, that is spring on its way.
Now I listen to the sounds of nature,
look for significant shapes in the sky,
rather than heed the rumour and ruse,
shenanigans of the twisted minds of men

copyright Francis Barker 2020

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