Saturday, September 27, 2008

What's that Sound???

In the dark of night suddenly a blood curdling scream - is it a Banshee, someone in trouble???? No, it's a
CURLEW.........

From ferny streams, unearthly screams
Are heard in the midnight blue;
As afar they roam to the shepherd's home,
The shrieks of the wild Curlew

The Song of the Curlew by Henry Kendall