Mother

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Sweet bluebird // a magical beauty
Perched on the rod outside my window.
Tiny sharp talons gripped tightly.
Seeing her reflection on the surface;
She flung herself at the image;
Thinking it to be another female.
This is her territory…
Guarded fiercely at all cost!

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Photo: Dwight L. Roth

Today at d’Verse, Linda asked us to write a Quadrille of 44 words, using a form of the word magic.

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36 thoughts on “Mother

  1. We do that as humans always feeling threathened not knowing we are looking at ourselves. Maybe this is a good time for reflection on our territorial instincts. (Even though we have to keep our social distance)

    Thanks for dropping by to read mine

    Much❤love

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