As the remnants of sun
are swallowed by the night,
and moonrise welcomes dark,
the colony bursts forth.
A frenzy of beating
spirals into the sky.

Myriad sonic pulses,
predators pinging prey.
Aerial acrobats
elaborate ballet.

Wings wrap in pirouette
on striking star filled stage.

M. Zane McClellan

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