Robin welcomes the day

robin bright s

song remains as light–
an aural after-image
reflected in green

opening the door to spring–
releasing the burdened night

I missed Draw-a-Bird Day yesterday (again!) but Colleen’s words for Tanka Tuesday were just right for a tribute to the earliest singer of my neighborhood’s dawn.

 

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34 responses to “Robin welcomes the day”

  1. Colleen Chesebro says :

    I love birds and your watercolor is fabulous!! Your Tanka is gorgeous. It’s like opening a window and witnessing the event! ❤

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  2. alethakuschan says :

    wonderful singer!

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  3. alethakuschan says :

    the poem is enchanting too

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  4. Evelyn Flint says :

    I like your robin very much – I have a little robin who visits my garden regularly… !

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  5. rivrvlogr says :

    Always a welcome sign – robins, and your art and poetry.

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  6. merrildsmith says :

    I love your poem–“light–
    an aural after-image”–opening doors to spring. And the robin!

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  7. memadtwo says :

    Happy to see you are painting! Nice Robin. I dismantled my art room so E could have a room. She finally agreed to let me do it.

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  8. Carol says :

    Lovely robin – I can almost hear it singing!

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  9. Jane Dougherty says :

    Simply beautiful.

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  10. jazzytower says :

    This is so ….Beautiful!

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  11. Jill Kuhn says :

    Like how you painted its red breast! 😃 And I enjoyed your poem too – a welcomed sign of Spring is a Robin’s song… One was trying to pull out a worm today in our yard, looked like a tug-of-war! ☺️

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  12. robbiesinspiration says :

    The robin picture is wonderful and the poem inspiring.

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  13. Sharon Mann says :

    Bring on the birds and song!

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  14. sheldonk2014 says :

    Just checking on you
    Thinking I haven’t seen either
    Of you .. Hope all is well
    As Sheldon Yoursly

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