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Douglas McClarty

Rookie - 20 Points (Northern Ireland)

A Real Cuckoo


I heard a cuckoo this morning
It was as clear as the morning air
Calling across a wooded valley
Was the first I have ever heard
Apart from a clock in our front room
That was many years ago
But this was a real cuckoo I heard
Because my watch said five past nine.

Submitted: Monday, March 31, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Topic of this poem: Nature


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