Thwart: Marina Breakfast

coastal bird may 9


Coastal birdย 

standing on the ledge

eyeing restaurant food

living on the edge


People eating on the patio

enjoying a marina view

a warm breeze

the sun is new


The bird awaits

the dropping of a crumb

there is nothing to thwart him

his feet are getting numb


Patience pays off

the people move on

a feast before him

there is even a prawn


First the bread

then a dip of wine

a wonderful feast

fine way to dine


The boats come in

time to move on

living in the moment

from dust until dawn


copyright 2018 Debbie Pierce


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16 responses to “Thwart: Marina Breakfast

  1. haha! This was funny. It reminds me of watching a bird eating leftover food from plates left on the table of an outdoor patio at a restaurant. ๐Ÿ™‚

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