Black sand flies rhythmically
behind the black dog, who joyfully
digs and digs and digs and digs and digs
Then pauses, looks up, expectantly at his owner
Do you approve? Did you notice?
Seven tui at the water dish yesterdaySeven! All at once!Not one or two but a whole whanauAn entire community of tuiResplendent in their iridescent coats and white neck ties What should that be called?They deserve a special titleAn assembly of tui?A temptation of tui?A treaty? A troop? A tribe? They…