Title: "The Wren and the Coconut" by Clive James
Post by Kevin Cryan on Today at 22:31
20 November 2015
"The Wren and the Coconut" (http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/poetry/2015/11/wren-and-coconut-poem-clive-james): a poem by Clive James
read on (http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/poetry/2015/11/wren-and-coconut-poem-clive-james)
*Dana Wynter, Kenneth More
Sink the Bismarck! (1960) | BFI
Title: Re: "The Wren and the Coconut" by Clive James
Post by Sylfest on 08.12.15 at 23:44
"braced on his thin splayed legs
That somehow conjure up the undercarriage,
Hinged at the wing root to fold outwards,
Of the Spitfire or the Me 109"
Definitely a wren, Clive. Don't let them tell you otherwise.
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