Tag Archives: Birds

Vacillating.

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There’s a flock of twenty blackbirds high up in the locust tree, registering dissent with the sloppy wet snowflakes the size of one’s thumb.

Wednesday Night Ties: Making materials.

You watch a starling at a bird feeder and realize immediately why they’re so successful.  They don’t peck at bits of food, they shovel it down their gullet.

 

Luckily, they come in handy.

 

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Thaw.

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It’s winter, and then it isn’t- because the robins are back, because in the morning the liquid call of a red-winged blackbird wakes you, as he perches where a bluebird sat only the day before.