Charlie's Bird

living the dream with Charlie and Thandi and chirping all the way back to the nest.


…this morning, when a certain someone was again calling us from down stairs, first because her bed was a mess, then just to tell us she was there, a quote from an old poem crossed my mind, ‘…day is already so deep with involvement’. The poem is about 2 lovers, he is saying to her how he loves to wake up with her, with the sun in her golden hair, but how he hates to get up and begin the day, leaving the quiet uncomplicatedness (if that’s a word) of their bed, because the day is so deep with complications… That was my overwhelming feeling this morning. I did not want to leave the confines of my bedroom, entering into the steamy humidity of this busy summer day…

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