Saturday, 19 May 2012

Flif Flif Flif Very Fast

Song to Alfred Hitchcock and Wilkinson

flif flif flif very fast
is the noise the birds make
running over us.
A poet would say "fluttering"
"see-sawing with sun on their wings"
but all it is
is flif flif flif very fast.

Michael Ondaatje
(The Dainty Monster)

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