Tagged: bird-watching

the woodpecker in

the woodpecker in
the backyard camouflaged well –
all the other birds

watched, but did not learn, made noise,
but did not drum, tap, nor rap
.
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the hummingbirds came

the hummingbirds came
home last friday, and dad was
ready for them – our

backyard strategically blooming
with fire engine red feeders
.
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perched in a slice of

on Christmas morning

on Christmas morning
Dad gathered us by
the kitchen window –
the backyard was dotted
with paintbrush red

cardinals, over half
a dozen males in their
most social season.
their mesmerizing
chubby cheeks stored
many songs as
we waited
to hear just one
.
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