Category Archives: wild birds

Swan’s Lament

Heartache and discontent A mothers plea A swan on an island Her nest seemingly Hidden from view But apparently so A crowd of yobs Threw bricks at it We know The mother beside herself Imagine her pain the angst and … Continue reading

The skylark

Of dullish coloration on farm and heath it   delightful song  at a higher frequency when close by  the wind farms when it’s strength and clarity rises and encapsulates  the heart and soul and we can marvel at its  melody … Continue reading

Little lily

Little LilY Bluetit That’s actually her name A prettier soul you will not see That’s her claim to fame Looking for a safe place A pretty garden where She could bring her chicklet’s up Where people were aware She wanted … Continue reading

Gothic crows

There is certain hero worship Between the crows today The frosty branches Crisp and white Sees consternation play Out each flying foray Wizards in a way Spectacular and observing About their grand display bewilderingly obvious They gasp they gawk they … Continue reading

Song bird killers

The committee against bird slaughter Is a group that’s out there, they Do everything they can to stop The evident dismay Of poachers hunters and others Who trap, who poach, and who kill Tiny little song birds And say they … Continue reading

Only the unenlightened could ever put them down

Firmness of purpose Will to be free Independent and determined The Corvidae be Beyond magickal really Minded to say Resolute charmers An inescapable way Of being together A family of sorts Instinctive and intuitive With predestined thoughts They are never … Continue reading

Glorious 12th

With deceitfulness Apparent And insincerity The guns are waiting The beaters beating We shall soon be history Red grouse that’s our claim to fame Frightened we must fly Up above the moorlands And all prepare to die Below us it’s … Continue reading

Hen harriers

The raptors lament It’s the wildest of cry Trapping the beauties It’s really no lie They are out there Protecting the red grouse They say Driven they are driven To making it pay The glorious twelfth When it happens to … Continue reading

Hornbill and the hunters testicles

A Hornbill in Malaysia Met a sticky end Hunted by some so called jerk Who then tried to defend His reasoning for doing it Because the shoot was rare The needlessness the audacity Of course it wasn’t fair The chap … Continue reading

Sandringham estate boycott by Norfolk school

A petition has been started From a Norfolk school where they Were encouraged to visit the Sandringham Estate To see the dogs that play A part in retrieving dead birds Shot by shooters who Are An integral part of the … Continue reading

Snobbery murders

So many untruths And downright lies Surround the grouse moors No surprise The callous way The wild souls With their lives All pay Its snobbery Its fabrication Shooters Yes a delegation The glorious twelth Or so its called Hatched concocted … Continue reading

A child growing up in his fathers world

a little me He is going to be My son My protege He could be a genius too Identical in every way He came out of the same pod I will dress him up in green And give him a … Continue reading

In their memory

Wildness and gracefulness Rewarded by The perversion of spirit As to a reason why Such beautiful wild souls Were targeted we Can only imagine Their iniquity Brandishing air pistols For cowardly acclaim They ventured to The water park Looking for … Continue reading

Larsen traps

Discriminative but not thoughtful Tactful maybe so Arrogance yes its out there Ignorance on show Human beings imagine That they have the ideas They are always right Thats how it appears We all have reasons to be here Nature made … Continue reading

Hyoscyamus Niger

On chalk or sand It sinks its roots The taste of salt It feels and needs Its stems will thicken And branch and grasp A pale green hair strewn Malodorous ask Culpeper talked of Saturn’s Folly From Now its flowers … Continue reading

They walk in our midst

Theres and unsightly hideousness Sharing our spaces Their countenance countrified Forbidding faces Land owners farmers Bumpkins maybe The rustic the caustic Bloodlusting they be Throwbacks to an age Medieval before People took heed of the ways Of the law Respect … Continue reading

Robins

The Christmas Robin One and all Its numbers sadly Have to fall The English Nature Mob have said The Robins future it is dead The Christmas Robin Breast and all Its numbers they Have got to fall Its a bully … Continue reading

The Linnets

Many a poet has sung their song So killing them now has to be wrong English Nature apparently Believes they are a threat To air safety The finch family Fast trills and tweets Feeds on the ground But the elites … Continue reading

The Shrike

A fondness for the grasshoppers A rapacious bird of prey A Shrike who uses thorns And barbed wire In its weird display Catching prey like crazy And bringing it to bear Thrusting it upon a spike To hang there in … Continue reading

Grouse moors and our precious Ravens

Its weird the way that Nature works And grouse moors apparently Dont like raptors in their midst The aristocracy Apparently are in it for the game The sport of kings And kudos is a just reward For pretty birds with … Continue reading

EMU

An Emu in Spain To me its insane It came from the outback So far away Ends up in spain in some Animal park And escapes And is run down By the police Yes they mark Out their place To … Continue reading

Pheasants

Each toff Is off Their rocker Killing birds for sport Murdering in cold blood Without a single thought They really do not get a chance Its a firing range thats all It helps release frustration But for me it does … Continue reading

Murdering wildlife for the toffs

They see it like Farmed animals All of them raised to kill For meat The flesh trade Is lucrative Where The big boys get to spill A fortune And they lobby hard And grey suits Can but hear So the … Continue reading

The little yellow hammer’s message after BREXIT

A yellow hammer just a little bird From long ago Nature created its refrain Its song we all loved so Flitting across wide habitats Into landscapes where Every little bunting Just cast away despair Poets from a former time Noted … Continue reading

Larsen traps

The sickness The suffering The sophistry Of the Larsen The trap we all know Denmark has banned Fir the fires Were all fanned But here gamekeepers Are making their stand With the RSPB Not the “knucklehead”public All bird lovers say … Continue reading

Otherworld prophecies 57 and 58

Iceland dips into the Occult, I am thinking She makes her decision To hunt the great whale Those now endangered fin And the hybrid The blue and the minke Comes the following tale Its surfacing out there Such beautiful creatures … Continue reading

Licence to kill RAVENS

Murdering our wildlife Is not the thing to do RAvens have a valid place Creation says thats true Pandering to the gamekeepers And farmers and the rest By giving out shooting licences Is ignorance at best. Its not a balanced … Continue reading

Muritz through the seasons

The embodiment of all you ever saw Or wish to see The backbone and the marrow and the core Is adequately Provided by our mother the creator Essentially Great forests lakes and rivers And wild life good and free Muritz … Continue reading

Wild birds of Australia

Great swatches of colour Lighten each day With so much intensity And lustrous display The greatest of artists The world ever knew Has created feathers Of every hue Meteor flashes, flickering lights PolorIzation and all at the heights Of imagination … Continue reading

“frostie”

In 1832 some bloke called Wagler saw one of my ancestors Flying high He was taken by its purest splendour so magickal And Mythical, and why Because it was a nymph Not plain nor simple The feathered fey and other … Continue reading