Times of yore
Inspired by 'Jason's wonderful poem "Birdsong".
Which I was reading whilst the news was on the background reporting on 'domestic abuse' cases rising., as a result of COVID 19 quarantine’s rules.
Times Of Yore
Unison sings in this birdsong poem
to remind us of 'times of yore'
when the only chatter coming down the line
was the repetition of that old jackdaw.
Or the sweet melodious blackbirds' song
when all was well in our world
the 'dawn chorus' the only thing on our minds
and man was not so blindly confined.
With greed and envy and anger and hate
when birdsong was the thing we would contemplate
Now as we arise and turn on the news
the birdsong is deafened by the consanguineous abused.