St John the Divine, Kennington, London
[Photo: © Brian Sibley, 2009]
Parliament of OwlsDemocracy gave bird-land a parliament of owls
Where debate is conducted in hoots and in howls;
Their voting system is really a sight:
Eyes to the left and eyes to the right,
And their party political tweetings and twittings
Account for their numerous all-night sittings.