An Oxfordshire Annunciation

So many ladybirds in Coleshill, and so many
colonising my house in this frost-pocket

under the hill. Stunned
by indoor heat, they drop onto windowsills,

bed covers, floors and chairs;
little messengers blown off course,

they flatten and open like paper hearts –

Fiona Sampson

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