Labor Day

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Labor Day

Every day is Labor Day for my little Downy Woodpecker

All day long he comes to my suet feeder eating his fill

Back and forth he goes and sometimes she comes too

Sinking their beaks into fat, they pull out seeds

Emptying cage

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Since this is Labor Day in the US, Lisa from d’Verse has given us the word labor as our Quadrille prompt. I can see, from my recliner, my cute little birds coming and going all day long enjoying the birdseed and suet cakes I put out for them. They labor very hard until all the good seed is gone. They flutter around in dismay when it gets empty, waiting for the refill. Reminds me the way government and politics sometimes works.

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68 thoughts on “Labor Day

  1. Dwight I hesitate to share this because it sounds crazy, but when the suet cage gets empty here, the woodpeckers start pecking on my siding and it can make quite a racket. I guess bugs in siding are the next best thing, or they are conditioning their human benefactor 😉

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