Tag Archives: birds

Can You Blame Them?

Birdies tweeting in the trees Beneath my bedroom window, please Be quiet! People (me) need sleep! (They’re freaked about these leaping sheep.)

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The Pears Were Nice

The twelfth day of the holiday Passed quietly for me: No drummers (chased them all away); Few birds (we’re down to three). I love receiving gifts, but, man, Reciprocating’s tough When they don’t make a moving van That’s nearly big … Continue reading

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Bird Hat

I have a hat that’s overrun With birds, which sounds like lots of fun Unless you have a phobia Of screaming birds all over ya’, In which case this is not the topper For which you should opt: Show-stopper. If … Continue reading

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Feathered Attrition

Five birds there were who rose as one To catch the breeze that swept the street A tomcat on the hunt for fun Leaped, snapped, and landed on its feet Four birds there were who wheeled and banked And dove … Continue reading

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The Worm’s Dream

Broken bits of blue Underneath an empty nest Echoes of a song

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On The Other Hand

All the birds have flown And they’re smug about it, too I can hold a fork

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Trolling Audubon

I’m not awake enough to know If this is still a dream. If so, The penguins in that pickup truck Are drunk; if not, I broke the duck.

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