View From The Tower           
                       
                       
                                          
 When I Got Home From Away,  Climbed All 
 The Way  To  The Top, And  There  Was  A 
 Bird In My Room, Not Too Unreasonable  A 
 Bird  But  Still An  Unwelcome Guest  At 
 This Hour,  That  Had  Let  Himself  In. 
                                          
 The Window  Was Open And So  I Waved  My 
 Arms And  He Flew Out. But As  Soon As I 
       Turned Around, HE Was Back.       
                                          
                                     
 I  Took   The   Jackdaw   By   My   Hand 
 Threw    It   Out   The    Window,   And 
        Into What I'M Shielded From       
    Watched Him Fall And Turned Around    
    Held His Gaze Throughout The Fall     
     In Spite He Did Not Move At All      
                                     
                                          
 I Heard The  Thump As He Hit The Ground. 
 My  Mother  Came  Running. "Angel!  What 
 Did You Do?"                             
                                          
 Don'T Come  In  Here,  I Wanted To  Say, 
 But She Would Come Anyway And So  I Kept 
 It  To   Myself.  "Are  You   Allright?" 
                                          
 "I  Hurt  A  Bird", And I Could  See Him 
 Through The Windows,  Trying To Fly With 
 His Wings Somehow  Inverted.  They Would 
 Not  Bear Him,  And  He  Was Infuriated.