Category Archives: Birds

JUST FOR EMUS MEANT


An emu’s sing thing —  🙂 Do emus sing? No, for a lark They grunt and bark!* And that would bring Lark to take wing! Where take it to? Maybe a zoo, For zoo can do With new wing or … Continue reading

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BOO HOO TOO YOO!


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Annointment From a Hadeda Ibis Nest


Wordle 375 Eggs sway in breeze on misty day Attentive parents drive cats away Hatched child (or chick) in home movies features Won’t sing, but runny tum these creatures — Find the corn set out today Sent back down in … Continue reading

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Cabaret Show-off


In celebration of Younger Daughter’s birthday (she should have been named Horatia, being born on Trafalgar Day) we went to the Chanticleer Hotel in Drummond, where the roast meal with soup, main course of succulent beef and veg, and fruit … Continue reading

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High Chirping


          Ah, speckled bird with lilting song — Thin notes that blend in quiet morn — You yield in rain to longing born In sky, to brilliant rippled course belong, Far from the dusty earth forlorn. … Continue reading

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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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