Friday, April 5, 2013

Heron: Poem 5 of 30

It's National Poetry Month AND ----- Poetry Friday.  Robyn Hood Black is hosting today so be sure to stop by for a few original poems and lots of great links. 

I'm writing a poem each day through the month of April.  My poem today was inspired by a sighting.  Spring has been very slow here.  Today I finally saw the heron had returned to a nearby pond.  It made my day!



HERON
Heron stands alone
wading in shallow waters
majestic hunter.


Here are a few older posts about herons:


Other National Poetry Month Events

6 comments:

  1. How nice! I love watching the blue heron fly...slowly flapping those long wings trailing his legs...crossed at the ankle. I am finally getting some time to read some of these poems. I just could not try it....so rusty on poetry...so glad to enjoy yours.

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    1. Jackie, I've noticed a few snippets of text in your comment that sound like poetry. :o)

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  2. Beautiful haiku Cathy! And thank you for the link to Mary Lee's Common Inspirations. They are keeping my classes inspired each day. Loved the wolves today!

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  3. Thanks for sharing, Cathy! Did you see Sheri Doyle's heron poem in the Round Up this week, too? I love herons! Happy Poetry Month.

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  4. beautiful Cathy! I was told that it was good luck if one saw a heron. We don't have many unless we go to some nearby lake, of course. They are special. Love that photo!

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  5. You and your fascination with herons.. I think of you when I am walking by the lake and the blue heron appears..

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