A Birdle Wordle


Wordle 17042016

Wordle in order, rhyming, and which tells a story as briefly as possible:

 

With a rattle came the rest of egg in sight
When I’m old I won’t forget that shell so light –
A stretch into the hole, where the feathers left
Showed she’d lost fight for her first; of  young bereft.

Those who like to cry a lot can stop here.  Any who prefer fairy-tale endings, please carry on: 

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I swore her brave defence had not been in vain
Woodpecker calls would come from that tree again;
I kept egg warm till hatched, then the chick I fed …
That bird in the tree once nestled in my bed!

© April 2016 Colonialist (WordPress)
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About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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5 Responses to A Birdle Wordle

  1. I, on the other hand, enjoy a happy birdie ending! 🙂

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  2. Ek hou van gelukkige eindes. So ‘n pragtige voëltjie!

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  3. I know it’s sad, but I prefer the first stanza.

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