From African shores to European skies the great annual migration is now underway.
They announce their presence from the Stygian wrack with sepulchral voices.
Their guttural croaking a clarion call of the approaching spring.
Below their ciconiiforme presence the burgeoning plants reach up to meet this avian arrival.
It is a prima-vernal meeting of earth and heaven and a liminal moment in the calendular cycle of life.
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