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The website of writer and paperfolding designer David Mitchell


The Vulture
The vulture sits upon the tree

In grotesque incongruity,

A patient gargoyle of the air

Lacking beauty, poise or flair.

If vultures wore a human face

Then they would surely long for grace?

But, as it is, they sit up high

Content to watch the graceful die.