Tag Archives: Australian birds

Foggy Morning – Cinquain

  Dawn fog Gingerly trails Its silvery beard across The bay, letting sunshine stir up The world ❤ Good morning, pretty bird! ❤ We are a pair, always together! ❤ Morning has broken,  Wood Pigeon has spoken! ❤ Good morning everyone! Have … Continue reading

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Australia Day 26 January 2017!

~ I wrote this poem in 2013, I think, and my Facebook friend Ag Nes created this digital photo. * Citizenship ceremonies will be held all over Australia today. People will celebrate in green parks and on sandy beaches, in … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love – Triolet

❤   ❤ A Mother’s love and care The string of life it holds Rife in nature everywhere A Mother’s love and care The child’s path does patiently prepare Gently guiding as young life unfolds A Mother’s love and care … Continue reading

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Same- Sex Marriage and Marriage Equality

The following observations and ideas are intended for the Australian public and politicians who now find themselves in some kind of stalemate as to how to go about legalising same-sex marriage. The Turnbull government has promised a plebiscite, but the … Continue reading

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The Australian Magpie Family at Christmas 2015

Magpie mums and dads are busy birds at Christmas time. They are omnivorous birds, so we give them minced meat and sunflower seeds when they visit. And they visit every day, as you might have guessed. Even on rainy days. They … Continue reading

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Yoo-Hoo! – Tumbling Verse – SunWinks! February 15, 2015 Take a Tumble

   Yoo-Hoo!     Here I come, yoo-hoo-hoo! Your beloved cockatoo Oh yeah, screech I do For I love you, yes I do   Away, away with you Cheeky, screeching cockatoo! Shoo and shoo and shoo!   Yeah, I loved … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself

Come fly with me!  Come fly with me into the sunset Over roofs and trees Beneath orange clouds And the pale moon Come fly with me into the sunset Spread your wings, fly with me Let me take you to a … Continue reading

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Happy Australia Day!

Sasha and I have called Australia home for the last 50 years and we’ve never looked back. Last year we celebrated that 50th anniversary with our dear friends, our compatriots, who sponsored us. This poem was written in 2013, first published … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: You are My Sunshine, Chorus

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine, you make me happy when skies are grey, you’ll never know dear, how much I love you, please don’t take my sunshine away. – Sunshine on my kitchen window sill   – My … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! -Tanka

  May Peace, Love and Hope Like a rainbow in the sky Dance a joyful dance May your soul soar far and wide As free as a bird (Tanka by Rainbow Lorikeets, Australian Parrots, on my balcony.) © 2015 Irina … Continue reading

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