When the cuckoo sang… 

On the lonely lean tree,
In the concrete jungle,
Sat a crooning cuckoo,
that left me enraptured.
Out came the deathly saw!
Out came the deathly saw!
The cuckoo flew away,
As the tree met the earth,
All that was left behind,
Was the dead stony mound.

6 thoughts on “When the cuckoo sang… ”

  1. So moving!!! Short but says a lot!! And the image is very powerful!! Loved it!! And i liked the way you used that line twice in the middle to increase the impact! … absolutely master class!!

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