Civilization

Pigeons roosted
On nearby rooftops
Iridescent purple
Green feathers
Beauty, missed by most
Cricket chirps silent
They were all dead
Trash bin, behind building
Mistaken for homeless person
On the “wrong side of the tracks”
Because, that was what was
Expected to be seen

 

Author: warturoadam77p

70 year old married retired communications worker with three grown children, transplanted from the Midwest to the sunny Gulf Coast.

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