Big Sky

BIG SKY

watching drifting clouds
swimming in a deep blue sea
sparrows dance on high

Marshlands

MARSHLANDS

in murky marshlands
gators grin, birds take their stand
hello, mud and land

Beautiful Blue

BEAUTIFUL BLUE

sunlight on feathers
blue heron gleams like a gem
dazzling shades and hues

 

Curly Goose Feathers

CURLY GOOSE FEATHERS

like gentle corkscrews
with playful swirls, twists, and turns
goose feathers with curls

 

Love Song

LOVE SONG

two birds make a tribe
their love song echos through trees
future in the nest

 

Pretty In Pink

PRETTY IN PINK

i’m pretty in pink
adorning my face with grace
big nose kitchen sink

 

Fire In The Sky

FIRE IN THE SKY

soft wings and wild things
pause in silent wonder at
the sky’s stunning fire

 

One Among None

ONE AMONG NONE

one great egret stands
among a crowd of wee birds
peering marsh water

 

Mating Season

MATING SEASON

by the sea, they land
tiny feet grabbing shore sand
mating season clan

 

Tiny House

TINY HOUSE

if not woodpecker
tapping on old oak, no sound
at the tiny house

 

Little Finch

LITTLE FINCH

little finch watches
all day from the birdhouse roof
parking lot people

 

Princess Chicken

PRINCESS CHICKEN

please do not stir fry
or serve sliced and diced with rice
Princess prefers life

 

Passion

PASSION

give me winter shores
and a passionate lover
walking hand in hand

 

Great White Egret

GREAT WHITE EGRET

the great white egret
primps his plume and pearl feathers
by the morningtide

 

Taking Flight

TAKING FLIGHT

the marvelous view
soaring high, floating freely
freedom is a bird