Wandering Poet Adventures


Concerning Birds Concerning birds, I wonder whyThey don’t just spread their wings and fly,To far away and bluer skies,Over greener pastures that I surmise,Would make one think that I was wise.To nest on cliffs far above the tides,To nest where ships will pass them by,Or maybe secluded on a mountain highGazing over meadows with a discerning eye.Some friends say, I should not ponder whyBut a dreamer will dream is my reply.Other friends… Read More

“Time passes as fast as a hummingbird flutters.” – Anonymous It has been some time since I did a “Birds of the Backyard” post. And while I have been working on other writing projects, I was reminded recently by some of my readers (K2 included), that they would like to read some more from that little corner of the blog.  So, after a brief hiatus, call it a migratory transition in search… Read More

“A forest bird never wants a cage.” -Henrik Ibsen On to our third entry for bird of the year (there is no actual contest going on).  It is everyone’s favorite cartoon bird, for those of us who remember cartoons that is, the woodpecker.  There are many different species of woodpecker across the globe and here in the United States.  This particular one is also the largest in North America, with the Ivory-billed… Read More

“I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” -Harun Yahya Our second entry for bird of the year, and in no particular order, is the Blue Jay. While having a somewhat nefarious reputation in the birding world for stealing the eggs of other birds, the Blue Jay itself is striking in color. Like… Read More

As a hobby, K2 and I enjoy birdwatching.  For me personally, there has always been something about the ability to fly that I have found intriguing.  Over the years, I have read and written poems about birds and watched countless hours of the comings and goings of our fine feathered friends to our birdfeeder and beyond.  The sights and sounds of these creatures as you stroll through the woods are both mesmerizing… Read More