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Swallows, Lifers and a Bright White Bird 

This past weekend we went down to Umhlanga to visit my sister and her family. As soon as I heard we were going down I got researching the various birding spots in the area. 995 more words


An Adorable Surprise

Can you tell what this is?

How about now?

Lucy finally hatched (at least) a gosling.

I’m very happy for her.

If you don’t think these are wild birds, here’s what was hissing at me the whole time I was trying to take a picture of the baby. 74 more words


Sharing Space

Sharing Space

A Barn Swallow rests
On the ledge of my front porch
Sharing space with me

Poem #25 for NaPoWriMo and April Poetry Month


Aerial Geometry~

Strands of swallows,

in parallel lines.

An abacus of birds,

synchronized in Holler Skies.

Cheers to you from the geometrical swallows~



(I tried my hand at accentual verse. This was not easy; however this was my first real try at it! ;-) )

The Swallows fly fine, aligned – loosely, 20 more words