Taking Flight

Trapped in a cage That no one can see A bird fully fledged, Strong – Waits to break free. Its song is beautiful Amidst the fear, Its mourning once Unnoticed – Now we hear. It jostles the cage, Rattles the bones Until the iron has No will – Of its own. “I’m free, I’m free,”…

Mini Dinosaurs

Chickens. Have you ever taken the time to stop and think about these feathery creatures? I read somewhere recently that chickens are the closest living species related to dinosaurs, and I thought, “huh, how can something so small be related to a mammoth T-Rex?” When I did further research, I found that chickens apparently have…

Birding: Red-Tailed Hawk

One day, I had a really nice camera for five minutes. I then took a picture. And here is the picture. The end. • • • • • Okay, but really, Red-Tailed Hawks are beauties. I took this picture only moments before this fella swooped down and tore a squirrel to shreds. (Disclaimer – I love squirrels and the…

Nameless Grove

In a nameless grove Surrounded in a sea Of green and gold Two eyes steal My gaze – observing. I am but a restless Traveler, wondering Waiting, watching In return, And I See we are one In the same, Curious of the other’s Existence, story, destination – Purpose. Crows continue their gaggle And caw around…

Wild about Life

On Friday, my cousin and I went on a birding adventure to the Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary. Needless to say, it was extraordinary and words, and certainly the pictures, cannot do this place justice. However, here are some photos to give you a glimpse at some of the beauty. (Unfortunately, my camera was only able…

Expectations with Wings: Tuft

A little over a year ago, I sat outside reading a book. Typical and not very surprising, but the situation was anything by ordinary. It goes like this… I walk outside to a gorgeous spring morning, taking in the golden rays of warmth as I make my way over to the green (now red) Adirondack…