16 July 2010

I am obsessed with the noises pigeons make when they are about to take flight. A cooing, an awkward flapping, an ache, an audible burst of intense effort.  There is nothing agile or swift about it, and maybe that's why it moves me.   

(I can really only ever imagine spending my life with a workhorse, never a show pony).


  1. :-D

    Like this post!!

    Every one has something that others wouldn't or couldn't understand!!


  2. I'm a bit confused by the meaning of the sentence in parenthesis and how it relates to the first part of this post.