Mr. Standfast

"Nothing taken for granted; everything received with gratitude; everything passed on with grace." G. K. Chesterton

May 13, 2004

Bird on a Wire

A Common Sparrow clings to a wire,
twitching nervously and glancing
this way and that. For her,
all roads lead back to the sky,
but just for now she can't decide.
Which path will she choose to take?
Into which winding invisible way
will she suddenly leap,
chirping wildly? That one!


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