Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Steady Snow

The old juniper is mobbed by frantic
birds, waxwings on the berries,
robins, nuthatches, juncos, chickadees
flickers on the suet cage, and below
doves and wild scratching quail
An occasional calculating
black and white, a magpie,
studies the scene.

3 comments:

  1. Wonderful visual of the bird collective.

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  2. Evocative and beautiful, Lorna-- thanks for stopping by-- xj

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  3. i think here you have, in your language and specificity, become the zipper.

    beautiful poem, lorna.

    xo
    erin

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