PAD 2014 – New Neighbors

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Day 28

Today’s prompt was to write a “settled” poem.

New Neighbors

New Neighbors

Out from the cedar tree
wings stretched wide
our new neighbors built
their home in eaves of mine.
Beak load by beak load
the sides of the roost form.
Despite the roof
that shelters us both,
the mighty Wren
places a giant leaf on top
to disguise his one room shack.
Carpeted wall to wall
with cedar fresh needles
the newly settled home
is a cat proof mansion.
We try to be good neighbors.
We don’t ask them to water
when we are away
and we all keep watch
of each other’s doorways.

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