"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
"A Grackle Observed" Alive Together - New and Selected Poems by Lisel Mueller © 1996 (Mueller)
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Boat-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus major
Photo Location: Lakes Park, Fort Myers, (Fort Myers) Florida (Florida)