better view

i never thought

to consult the

wire birds on feather fences

the roof weather vane ornaments

yet it is they

who view

the entire clothesline

i think of my old vintage turntable

with cracked plastic lid

and wonder who’s playing it now


by mary ann blinkhorn

25 thoughts on “better view

  1. Caught by these hushed voices ! Wonderful !

  2. nightlake says:

    very well written

  3. smilingtoad says:

    Oooo LOVED this, fabulous!! Exquisite!! What a phenomenal line- “wire birds on feather fences” Well done! Cheers,

    Autumn Jade

  4. Maxi says:

    A 45 turntable nestled in a plastic case, aaah the memories.
    Blessings ~ Maxi

  5. Eric Gale says:

    Fabulous, poet!
    Has me wondering who is strumming the x….


  6. guest8675309 says:

    Oh my everything is spinning. Good thing I am lying down. Very nice 🙂

  7. sedge808 says:

    ‘the entire clothesline.

  8. Francina says:

    very well written.

  9. AnElephantCant really be sure
    If mypenandme is quite crazy
    He thought he knew
    But now the view
    From the clothesline is all kinda hazy


  10. ManicDdaily says:

    Wonderful reversals here. k.

  11. tchistorygal says:

    NIce to walk down memory lane.

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