Tag Archives: bird

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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