The first is like an imaginary vision
a tiny apparition, in three quick flashes,
landing, one sip, then disappearing,
sweet fairy wren.
Then, there is the brazen, full, plop
of the Currawong
raucous, self- proclaiming
with flapping ablutions.
And on exit, stealing one
of the floating silk lilies.
Suzanne Delaney is a retired Registered Nurse. A resident of Hawaii, USA she was born in Tasmania. She now has time to pursue her passion for writing poetry, creating collages and for traveling.