Category Archive for 'Poetry'

Autumn Birds.

Two perfect autumn days have seen the garden full of birds, one day’s count while working numbered twenty two native species, below. Some, like the Scarlet Robins, Grey Shrike-thrushes, Grey Fantails, Willie Wagtails and Yellow-rumped Thornbills shadowed me, darting down to the freshly raked ground to snap up uncovered food items. Their delightful company started […]

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Along the creek.

Sun shining down from a pale blue autumn sky, white wisps of cloud move slowly in the breeze, grass dry and bleached by drought and summer heat. The tree-lined creek is nearly dry, green puddles punctuate its muddy bed, no rain in sight, they’ll soon be gone. Small birds are hard to find, a rufous […]

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