Monday, October 6, 2014

Fragments of Poetry - 13




"Watching the black grackle
come out of the gray shade
into the sun, I am dazzled
by an unsuspected sheen,
yellow, purple, and green,
where the comb of light silkens
unspectacular wings--"

"A Grackle Observed" Alive Together - New and Selected Poems by Lisel Mueller © 1996 (Mueller)

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Fragments of Poetry 12: February 28, 2014 
Fragments of Poetry 11: January 13, 2014 
Fragments of Poetry 10: September 19, 2013 
Fragments of Poetry  9: May 13, 2013 


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Boat-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus major

Photo Location:  Lakes Park, Fort Myers,  (Fort Myers) Florida (Florida