in response to a drawing by Clive Hicks-Jenkins
The blackbird has built a caravan park
on a roundabout where five roads
join a hot pale highway.
What led her to choose the straight & narrow
over a hedge’s Medieval maze of streets?
She eyes the lights, which only blink,
& cocks her head at the pulse
of unseen traffic.
2 Replies to “Study for St. Kevin and the Blackbird”
I like this a lot. Which drawing was it?
The one at the Wolfs’ house. I think it’s Sarah’s.