Shrill, piercing, strangely appealing

It makes for a different harmony

Scurrying, scampering, all around me, running

My mates make a beeline for the melody

Falling back, I try to cease and desist

But these notes I cannot resist

They’re the  Piper’s call


©Shailaja V
Word count: 42
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