The Female

The Female

Demure she sits
light on the branch
poised with confidence

Drab in olive dress she rests
with orange beak
with miniature crest

Demure she perches
waits for him
to approach in brilliant red

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Lori Lipsky, May 2012

Photo credit: Gail P. Smith

The cardinal is one of my favorite birds. Do you have a favorite?


8 thoughts on “The Female

    • Good of you to stop by, Sandy. You were the one to introduce me to the word, poetography. I think it was last April during National Poetry Month. Thank you for your kind words.

  1. Beautiful. I am currently appreciating the bluebirds I see at the dog park.

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