Friday, December 01, 2006

BIRDS


I love the happy ones . . . the birds
who never do resort to words . . .
but with each breath, drop crystal notes . . .
tireless crescendos from their throats!

They do not buy commodities
Are not concerned with oddities . . .
They pass their time in grateful praise . . .
Are thankful for the many ways . . .
their faith preserves, sustaining them . . .
through heavy storm or windy whim.

I love the turn and twist and trill
of every bird upon the hill !
They sing hosannahs, though unheard . . .
with faith more eloquent than word . . .
In stormy weather, a bird's refrain
is courage singing in the rain!

91 comments:

  1. A sweet poem....making me hear the songs of birds thank you

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  2. A sweet poem....making me hear the songs of birds thank you

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  3. she imagined that beautifully ... cheering and happy verse for the 1st December.
    Hi Margie,
    Have a wonderful day.
    Keep warm.
    :o)

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  4. aww....it makes me wanna be a bird!

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  5. We can learn a lot from birds. I enjoy listening to them early in the morning.
    :)

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  6. They have wings to fly high and see many things. Birds are colorful, creative and hardworking when it builds its own nest.

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  7. Apprpriate as always, as I look outside and it's raining, yet the birds are still chirpin' away!

    I hope you're doing great Margie!!!

    {{hugs to you}}

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  8. Margie, you little doll, this is beautiful!

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  9. Hi Margie!
    Amazing singing of birds. This poem is the best! Thanks!
    Wishing you GREAT- Love Peace Health!

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  10. wonderful....
    hope u have a lovely day

    hugs

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  11. Yes, those birds are great wonders. Thanks for the poem. have a great day.
    Ilias

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  12. Being a bird person myself, I LOVE IT!!! Hope you're staying warm!!

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  13. An excellent appreciation of birds, Margie.

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  14. beautiful, margie!
    love it as much as i love the birds :)

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  15. Your poems always bring a smile to my face Margie! : )

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  16. Sheer inspiration dear Margie.

    (Our seagulls have all gone mainland, to farmers fields to huddle together and survive the
    storm...)

    Have a grand "chirpie" day

    Big Hug

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  17. Sweet and cheerful, your poem reminds me why I love the sound of birds!

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  18. Hey Margie, glad you have recovered enough to be write a cheerful poem:)Birds and spring both are pleasant.

    Back from my little break:)

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  19. as a bird lover, I thoroughly loved this poem... birds love the rain... we used to breed budgies and they loved us spraying them down...


    have a lovely weekend

    lotsa luv ann xxxx

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  20. i tot dis was going to be a christmassy post


    i love christmas
    its the only time in the year i get to kiss my neighbours wife and u

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  21. Margie - I love this poem. I have a new appreciation for birds.

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  22. Margie - I love this poem. I have a new appreciation for birds.

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  23. There are so many things that can be said without words -- very nice!

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  24. I love the birds tooo margie!!!!

    there is this little sparrow who sits near my window always, I love staring at it and lately we'v become pretty good friends. I hav named her tweety!

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  25. They pass their time in grateful praise . . .

    Nice margie...very nice...warmest greetings

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  26. Great one, Margie. Enjoyed it, Hope you are well.

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  27. "They always sing in pairs
    With songs that never tires"


    May I join ?
    :))

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  28. hi margie

    u can always abbrev. my nickname
    p.p.b-fly

    u don't have to write a whole thing.:-]

    save that snow for me & aurora...
    ok?

    hugs
    luv u

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  29. Hi..Margie. Thank you for all your kind thoughts and wishes, for your e cards and post cards,I enjoyed reading them.You are so kind and thoughtful.I love this poem about the Birds.I love birds and love to hear them sing.

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  30. Every bird upon the hill is my favorite line.

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  31. thank u margie


    i gotta crush on some cute guy

    he's reaally cute....

    & aurora she's being a nut...lol

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  32. WOW, Margie..that's good!

    and conicidence or what? There are two birds, chirping, outside my window at this moment!!

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  33. Have a great lovely Sunday Margie!

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  34. Hello Margie....How are you???
    Have been missing you a lot...:)

    I'm leaving on vacations..will be back in January...:(

    Fantastic poetry...as always...i was missing it like hell..

    "My Best" was a great thought.

    Byeee n Take care

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  35. Hello iamnasara
    Thanks so much!
    Love those sweet songs of the birds!

    Margie

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  36. Hi ash
    Thanks so much!
    All your photos are so beautiful!

    Margie

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  37. Hi trinitystar
    You always leave such great comments!
    Thanks so much!
    I am trying my best to keep warm...
    on this verrrrry chilly Sun morn...
    but, the sun is shining so brightly!
    It will be a beautiful day!

    Margie

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  38. Hi ekta
    Me too...if only we had wings!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  39. Hello veronika
    I love to listen the sweet music of the birds...makes me happy!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  40. Hi priya
    You love those little birdies too, huh?
    Hope you are doing well!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  41. Hi deb
    I can hear the chirping of the birds outside my window....right now!
    Makes me want to sing!
    Thanks...as always deb!
    I'm doing great...hope you are too!

    ((((hugs)))
    as always!

    Margie

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  42. Hi aurora
    You are the little doll!
    Thanks so much my dear!!

    Margie

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  43. Hello krystyna
    You are so very nice!
    Thank you my dear!

    Wishing you much love, Peace and health
    also...
    Have a wonderful Sunday!

    Margie

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  44. Hi Kai(pp b-fly)
    Thank you sweet girl!

    Hugs!

    Margie

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  45. Hello ilias
    Yes...they are wonderful little creatures..
    Thank you!
    Have a wonderful day!

    Margie

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  46. Hi pat
    I know you are a bird lover too!
    Thanks for the kind words!
    I'm staying warm pat...
    all bundled up on this chilly Sun morn!Take care...
    Hope you have a great day!

    Margie

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  47. Hi blueberry
    Thank you!
    Hope your day is wonderful!

    Margie

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  48. Hi jean-luc
    Thank you!
    I do love all those lovely birds!
    Hope you have a great day!

    Margie

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  49. Hi polona
    As always...thank you!
    Another bird lover in you!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  50. Hi anali
    How nice of you to say that!
    You are kind...thank you!

    Margie

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  51. Hello angeldust
    Always nice to have you here!
    Thanks for the kind words!
    Your storm has taken its toll there!

    Hope you have a wonderful day!

    Hugs!

    Margie

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  52. Hi gel
    Thank you!
    Birds are so wonderful...love them too!
    Have a very nice day!

    Margie

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  53. Hello asaha
    I'm doing great...thank you...all recovered!
    Love the beach pics on your post..
    and all those wonderful recipes!

    Take care1

    mARGIE

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  54. Hi ann
    Another bird lover!!!
    So glad you loved my bird poem!
    Thanks so much!
    Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  56. Hi saby
    Too early for a Christmas post for me!
    Here is a HUG for you!

    Margie

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  57. Hi pp b-fly girl
    The snow has stopped...
    It's a WINTER WONDERLAND here!

    Margie

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  58. Hi barbara
    Thank you!
    So glad to know you like my poem!
    Take care...don't get too skinny with all that working out on your thredmill!

    Margie

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  59. Hi andrew
    yes, so many things that can be said
    without words!
    Thank you...as always!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  60. Hi preetha
    Thanks for sharing that sweet story about the little sparrow..
    Say "hi" to Tweety for me!
    Have a wonderful day!
    The birds are singing here this morn.

    Margie

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  61. Hi kuan
    Thank you!
    Warmest gretings to you also!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  62. Hi don
    So glad you enjoyed my bird poem!
    Thank you!
    I am doing very well...thank you!
    Hope you have a wonderful day!

    Margie

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  64. Hi jac
    I would love to have you join me!
    It's a beautiful day here...and I feel like singing!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  65. Hello marthyan
    Welcome..
    and thank you!

    Margie

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  66. Hi pp b-fly
    There...I got it!
    Lots of snow here for you and aurora!
    Tell me more about this crush..ok!
    Luv and hugs...

    Margie

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  67. Hi barbara
    Thanks for the return visit!
    Hope you are getting lots of comments!
    I'll be by later!

    Margie

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  68. Hi avali
    Thank you!
    How wonderful you have those chrippy
    birds to listen to...sweet music!
    Take care!

    Margie

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  69. Dear starry
    It is so wonderful to have you back!
    I am so happy to see you here!
    I am very glad to know you like my bird poem...thank you!

    Take good care of youself my dear!

    Margie

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  70. Hi krystyna
    Thanks for visiting this morning with those nice wishes for my day!
    I hope you'll have a very wonderful sunday!

    Take care!

    Margie

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  71. Hi gautami
    Thanks so much!
    And, I always love your poems!

    Margie

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  73. Hi sunil
    How wonderful to see you here this morning!
    I have missed you very much...your posts, and your special visits here!
    Have a great vacation...
    See you in Jan....seems so far away!
    Take good care...be safe!

    Luv and hugs!

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  74. I too love the birds..beautifully written margie.

    You never cease to amaze me with your continual output of wonderful and beautiful poems.
    It's always an uplifting moment whenever I visit here.


    Thank you for your kind comments on my blog.
    tc

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  75. hi margie

    like my "adopt me" sign?
    i thought it'd be funny & cute

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  76. oh this crush
    he's a blogger
    very sweet & cute
    he also writes poetry

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  77. Margie,

    You have been nominated by me to tell 5 things .... read Robs and so forth.

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  78. Hi tc
    Another bird lover!
    Thanks for the kind words!
    And, I am always happy to visit you
    at your blog!
    You are a good story teller!

    Take care tc!

    Margie

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  79. Hi pp b-fly
    yes...it was fuuny and cute!
    Get me a laugh...silly girl...
    your mom would miss you!

    Your crush is on a blogger..
    He sounds very nice!
    I'll have to find out more!

    Margie

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  80. Hi trinitystar
    I will be by soon to check on this!

    Margie

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  81. Birds teach me how to fly...even w.o. wings.

    Lovely!
    Keshi.

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  82. We definitely share a passion for the birdsong. Thank you for this beautiful poem.

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  83. hi eileen
    I am so glad you liked my poem!
    Thanks for your kind words!
    You are welcome!

    Margie

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  84. Very sweet and lovely :) The birds on my blog will love you for this :)

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Each day comes
bearing its own gifts ...
Untie the ribbons.

-Ruth Ann Schabacker