A Woodpecker on the Grass

Submitted by Shaun Clamp

A woodpecker on the grass
needling for worms
Shooting through the damp
green sea; its wing a mussel shell
blotched with barnacles
Its glistening spear
unrefracted


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Photo credit: John James Audubon – Pileated Woodpecker

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