Tagged: nest

it must be august –

it must be august –
ruby-throated hummingbirds
dive-bombing in the

backyard, molting bluejays bald like
a newborn fallen from its nest
.
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the sparrows outside

the sparrows outside
my window are forever
collecting fallen

twigs and leaves to build a home –
city dwellers, on the move
.
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the robins that built

the robins that built
its nest in the crook of our
white dogwood tree stayed

alert, with squirrels advancing –
no one knew the aftermath
.
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the robin who made

the robin who made
her nest in dad’s hibiscus
syriacus caught

a whiff of clean laundry airing
on mama’s clothesline, moved north
.
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i get anxious when