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Dailies 10/12: rats, birds, & a poem based on Matthew Shepard

Book of Statues – Richie Hofmann

Because I am a boy, the untouchability of beauty
is my subject already, the book of statues
open in my lap, the middle of October, leaves… 80 more words


Shrugging his shoulders as if lifting weights
A Mockingbird spreads his wings, tempt the fates.
Skillful crazy bird of many voices,
His mimicking sends me different places. 46 more words


Peep! Is Florida is for the birds?

A murder of crows takes on a new meaning

What the Flock?

Some of the charming aspects of living in the beautiful tropics – the exquisite, lush jungle-like vegetation, the proliferation of palm trees, white sandy beaches, turquoise waters… and, then the whole aspect of the birds.  181 more words

The American South: Blue Jays and Ol’ Prejudices

In To Kill a Mockingbird, siblings Jem and Scout are excited about receiving air rifles as gifts. Atticus, their father, however is less than enthusiastic, having little to say except for one bit of brief but important advice. 815 more words


The Long Hot Summer

That’s my backyard..okay, not really. It’s a little greenbelt area not too far from where I live; I think it really belongs to some office complexes but it’s like a little park…that no one goes to. 163 more words


Tips for Killing Mockingbirds

Ignore all the bluejays – go straight for the Mockingbirds. All they do is sit around and sing

Baby Animals in our Back Yard

My Take

DiVoran Lites

Three mocking birds are having another fiesta this morning in the elderberry bushes. One is a juvenile and the other two are adults. 468 more words

DiVoran Lites My Take- Monday