Wednesday, April 13, 2011

A few of my favourite wings - I and the Bird #148

(With due apologies to Hammerstein, Julie Andrews and Sound of Music!)

Pale blue eggs and nest-building herons
Brown Lincoln Sparrows and a Snail Kite in wing
These are a few of my favorite things.

When the Stints limp
and the vultures die
When I'm feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite wings
And then I don't feel...so bad

Red vented bulbuls and Coppersmith barbets
Birding with children
And wagtails with stonechats
Idying birds with beaks, crests and things
These are a few of my confusing wings!


Woodpeckers in forests with streaks and white patches
Sri Lankan Frogmouth with lovely eyelashes
A warbler singing with the coming of spring
These are a few of my favorite wings

When the poachers kill
When the trees fall
When I'm feeling sad
I simply remember my favorite wings
And then I don't feel...sooooo baaad.
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7 comments:

  1. rather, apologize to the late Oscar Hammerstein II

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  2. Thank you fro the lyrics and for hosting IATB 148 Ambika!

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  3. Thank you very much for the link to The Green Ogre, flowergirl.

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  4. Nate, Larry & Beej, my pleasure entirely...I travelled around the world in an instant!

    Kamini, thanks!

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