birds black as batssomething about the closeness of the simile gives the image a density.Lovely to see the Christy Moore clip too.
Thank you WB. It's a consoling piece of music isn't it.
...the icy roadthanks for this! Your poem compliments the song, springs off it very nicely. I don't have to pick my favorite man, thanks to the tree which is all of them, very January.
Thank you. Now let us carry on together down the icy road...