“Latest sighting of rare bittern at Insh Marshes” (Mark Holloway)

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winter river
in its stillness
a heron

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Headlines:

“Latest sighting of rare bittern at Insh Marshes” (BBC)

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Poem by Mark Holloway (see poet biographies). Read more by this poet.

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  1. Dick Whyte

    Beautiful poem Mark – I love the flowing in line one suddenly halted in line two. Freezing the flow. And in the third line a sudden movement again – I imagine the heron taking off. Beautiful work.

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