Category Archives: Birds

Rufus Leering at Edward Again


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Sea Hear Now …


Day 26  ‘…  write a poem that includes images that engage all five senses. Try to be as concrete and exact as possible with the “feel” of what the poem invites the reader to see, smell, touch, taste and hear.’ … Continue reading

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‘PROGRESSIVE’ MODERN MUSIC


  Wordle 340 No honey theme; crescendo follows gravity; Blood-shattering blues set teeth on edges; Bare discords rattle with depravity, And birds electrify so they fall off ledges. © February 2018 Colonialist.

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For you, Senorita, I weel …


keel  … rescue … a-da bull … Bulbul! We keep (too many) rescue cats. We feed and encourage birds. There is a conflict, there, and inevitably the cats will nab one. Particularly with chicks, where the warning systems we have fitted … Continue reading

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Don’t stick around when sticks are around!


 A Stickup Warning Cassie was sleeping, legs in air When hadeda, she landed there, And favoured cat with warning glare: ‘A useful tip I’ll give for free, My nest is up in this here tree, And, near it, you don’t … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Waitress


The photo theme of Waiting is really appropriate in my case; I have kept everyone waiting for another post for over a week. This is unusual for me: I generally manage to fit some blogging in somewhere even when travelling. The thing … Continue reading

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Really Awfully Featherbrained.


  For conversation that is wise There’s nothing that’s still finer Than, you will note with some surprise, The talkative Hill Myna.   They out-talk crows, and parrots too, And make a lot more sense than The politicians ever do … Continue reading

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