The Study Window

Figure descriptions
Three birds fly in front of a building façade. Dense vines grow along the roof line and descend part of the building wall. There are small clusters of pods growing among the vines. A fourth bird perches on a nest in the vines. The roof tiles are visible at the top of the illustration. A decorative initial letter “T” from the poem title’s first word, “The”, is inset into the illustration just below the roof line. The remainder of the poem title and byline are let in to a blank space at the right side of the illustration. 1/2 page.
A flock of birds perch together on a tree branch. Multiple birds fly away from the branch and into the sky. Leaves fall from the tree. The poem text is let in to a rectangular blank space in the top-left quarter of the illustration. The illustration is in a backward L shape on the periodical page, forming a partial border along the bottom and right edges of the poem text. 1/2 page.