Why should he not be brought outside
On this glorious summer day
To hear the joyous chorus
Of the wild free birds
Filling the clear, clean air.
So she placed him on the table
Next to her as she knitted
And perhaps he answered back from his cage.
With the marmalade cat that made three.
Companions amongst the hollyhocks
And walkers passing by the gate waved.
But oh! We were all caged birds then
Whistfuly staring through the bars
Of solitary confinement
With no definite release date.
Location: Great Ellingham, Norfolk
Details Oil on canvas- 61x51cm £570 framed