Starling,Starling,

Twinkle,twinkle,driving into Independence,Iowa, Past a yard, Fifty if not a million, Shifting from side to side, Starling,Starling, Winters birds, Saw one crow, Most yards no birds, No cows, Or horses neigh a field, Just one yard, Not a spot to stir, Flutter, flutter, Hungry winter Iowan’s birds, A plenty, Starling,Starling, Little bird, Cause a poetContinue reading “Starling,Starling,”

Pidgens in Waukon,Iowa

My home town, Church steeples loaded with bird droppings, First the town leaders just at the decision to put out posin, This was in the 1990’s , Town council all jumped at the idea, Until, Until, Cat were eating, Families loved cats, Cats were dying in record numbers, See it was the poison, Pooh wasContinue reading “Pidgens in Waukon,Iowa”

Glorious

Two inches of snow April thirteen two thousand twenty Pristine Bright Sunshine graces landscape Few birds chirped this a.m. Robins tucked in their fur stuff beds Snuggling down keeping winter chill at bay No self respecting bird had feathers in quilt Pure soft rabbit fur swiped from nest Returning to northern Iowa Winter possible tillContinue reading “Glorious”

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