Saturday, June 28, 2014

"For the Birds"

For the Birds
I had hoped to see some blue jays,
A robin, or gold finch.
I was sure I’d see a cardinal;
A bluebird was a cinch.
I laid my seeds out carefully,
Then waited for some fun,
When a flock of nasty sparrows
Came and ate up every one.
©1998 William L. Steen

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