Birds of Oklahoma Winter

  Oklahoma with its mild winter is host to many birds. The meadowlark and the cardinals keep busy and wait out spring along with nuthatches and the tiny tufted titmouse. The meadowlark with its yellow chest and belly and its stripes and choir scarf of jet black is my favorite of all the birds. The... Continue Reading →

Dear Summer

.Dear Summer,I feel you coming softly and slowly to an end. With melons ripe in the garden and sunflowers rearing heavy heads are nodding off to sleep in the early afternoon heat. Their leaves like plates seem ready to catch seeds when they begin to drop from their centers.After darkness begins to fall, I will... Continue Reading →

Feathers

Birds wear feathersWe wish to wear them too.I would like to fly, would you?Pheasant feathers, Peacock plumes so fine.I would choose bright blue for mine.Cardinal's sleek redHummingbird's fluorescent.I would down and wing be lent.Yellow GoldfinchIndigo bunting, blue.I would like feathers, would you?

Pink Begonia

Though small, you singIn bright splashes of sound.You carry melodies that birds Have sung in passing.You hold golden notes Of sunlight in your centersTrill soprano/alto harmonies.

Cats and Catbirds

This cat loves to sleep on the porch swing where she can watch the birds come and go to the feeders and dream of catching one for supper.Another favorite hangout is inside a cozy birdcage that was stored in the garage. The door latch was broken and the cats started taking turns sleeping inside. We... Continue Reading →

Cats and Catbirds

This cat loves to sleep on the porch swing where she can watch the birds come and go to the feeders and dream of catching one for supper.Another favorite hangout is inside a cozy birdcage that was stored in the garage. The door latch was broken and the cats started taking turns sleeping inside. We... Continue Reading →

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