Tag Archives: bird

Feathers at Spillwords

I’m pleased to announce that an old poem of mine was just published on Spillwords. It’s called Feathers and that’s the only place you’ll find it so give it some love.

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Fraiku: Paranoia

Crows on high branchesseem so smug— do you think they’recawing about me?

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Adaptation

A mated pair of White Ibisstride across the Sonic parking lotadapting to the asphalt covered marshfrench fries— their crayfish

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On the Gulf Coast

The pelican folds herself into a harpoonto impale the water and erupt from the waveswith a quivering gular pouch

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The Cardinal

The cardinal pontificates from the upper branchesvivid red feathers glinting in the sunI watch him flash from limb to limbtree to tree — inspired by his ambition I scribble details in my notebookhow he contrasts with the sharp green leavesthe … Continue reading

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The Tricky Chickadee

The Tricky Chickadee He sneaks into my yardall sharp and tenacious,wearing a face maskas we all do these days. He rushes a sunflower,steals savory seedsright from its heartthen makes a frantic getaway. From the safety of his ganghigh in the … Continue reading

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