A grey cat with vivid green eyes
hid in long grass beside a letterbox.
Two birds hopped and skipped along the path.
The cat’s attention was fixed.
The birds looked a little like corellas or galahs;
white with grey, pink and peach trims.
They stopped in front of the letterbox.
This was unusual behaviour for birds.
Their stillness distracted the cat which blinked
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.I would like to translate this poem