Posts for birds

Small Daughter

General/Column August 13, 2018

Scrawny bodies Of young birds stretch In the budded maple above Your blond head I think how the mother’s beak…

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Catching Birds

General/Column August 3, 2018

I came home after work to my daughters bubbling with excitement over someone they called Featherfly. On our porch was…

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On Night Terrors

General/Column December 18, 2017

When you were small, you cried out some nights in the voice of a trapped bird and I ran to…

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General/Column February 20, 2017

If I were born a boy, my father always told me, they would have called me Robin. When I was…

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