Breakfast Meetings

Celebrating a Joyous Life

Morning lessons from the Birds

Obinna Uruakpa
Jun 4 · 2 min read
Photo by Grant Durr on Unsplash

They arrive bustling and cooing
by my window every morning
until they wake me up to pray;
I serve them a ready breakfast
of rice grains and cassava flour and grey,
cream, ruby, and brown guinea corn
to make a colorful spectacle when
they hit the black platform in their grey
and rusty brown coat speckled…