deponti (deponti) wrote,

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Robin's Nest

My own LJ is opening up, at last...I still can't see friends' pages, but this is a slight improvement...

I was returning from my walk when I saw,
On a house further down the street...
A Robin's nest with little ones
Popping out to meet

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Their mother, returning back home,
Bringing worms for food.
Those open beaks and chirping noise
Showed the hunger of her brood.

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Whichever creature it may be
Anywhere in the world...
The babies may be in nest or cot,
But in their mothers' hearts they lie curled!

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The robin removes the fecal sac from the nest:

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Tags: birding, photography, poetry, st louis, verse, walk

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