Ode To And For the Birds

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I. Ode to Lost Feathers

roadside grass
traps feathers lost
to blue jays and crows

II. Ode to Winter Trees

snow dusted
branches weave
icy lace

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III. Waiting for the Birds

feeder hung
filled with seeds
the birds will come

IV. Listening for the Birds

hard to spot
the whip-poor-will chants
a pleading song

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Image: Claude Monet, The Magpie, Wikipedia Commons

Words: haiku, c.b.w. 2015

Part of the 2015 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge (Poetic Asides via Writer’s Digest) for the November 17 Prompt: 1. Ode To (blank) 2. (blank) is for the birds

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