Butterfly Cinquain 6

jackdaw
swerves in mid-air
grasps hold of bare branch and
wobbles, sways to and fro, trying
to get
his balance without his black tail.
Watches me with pale eye,
wanting pastry –
hungry
butterfly cinquain © Freya Pickard 2016
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8 Comments on “Butterfly Cinquain 6”

  1. merrildsmith Says:

    This made me smile.
    A couple of weeks ago we were at the beach, and a gull snatched a sandwich right out of my daughter’s hand.


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