Tag Archives: birds

Predawn Song

A bird that sings an hour before the dawn when darkness still envelops everything, assures me that the woes I dwell upon will pass like night. I love to hear him sing. The lengthy silence of the night is broken … Continue reading

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Listeners

The mockingbird that sings before the dawn is unaware I am his audience as he pours out his tune above the lawn while perched upon a tree or else a fence. Although he sings to say the place is his, … Continue reading

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Sparrow Conversation

A bunch of sparrows chatting in a shrub fell silent as you walked with your dog by, as if the chit-chat in their gossip hub were secret, and you maybe were a spy. When you had passed, their lively talk … Continue reading

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Striking Experience

The bird who struck the glass did not believe in what could not be seen – a windowpane – nor could, before he crashed, even conceive of what his view of life did not contain. You too may not believe … Continue reading

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Menagerie

Some days I feel that all I need is You for being full of happiness, fulfilled, delighting that I have the chance to do as You for my brief time on Earth have willed. But other days I hunger and … Continue reading

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Endearing Wonders

Sparks at night shot from my black cat’s paws, small lightnings with a blanket-plucking cause. On summer nights – without a need for tickets – it’s sweet attending concerts played by crickets. Obliged to walk the dog in snow at … Continue reading

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Image Marriages – 2

Serenely, a boulder appears to levitate: sand disguised as sky upholds its weight. In hieroglyphic profile, past a sparrow, a bird appears to rule as if a pharaoh. An elder contemplates a horse-drawn carriage while still unbridled youths consider marriage. … Continue reading

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