Dusk murmurations
Like a ballet in the sky
Whirling evening swirls
Ordered by some hidden sign
Steeling for the long flight home

Image from Pixabay

In response to Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 79, DANCE & COMMAND #SynonymsOnly

Actually did a Tanka this time


Author: Scott Andrew Bailey

Scott Bailey is a freelance writer, author and blogger. His works include the dystopian novel “Mankind Limited”, Thirteen Tales – a collection of Ghost Stories and “A Spring of Dreams” collection of poetry. His blogging ranges across family articles, poetry and short stories and even the odd book or movie review.

6 thoughts

  1. Ohh nice! I love to watch the birds dance the air – it’s mesmerizing – could watch for hours on end. We don’t have that many where I live now but when I was living in Vienna, back in early 2000 the sky above the city was black with them .. ❤


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