More Birds!

Yesterday morning walking the dogs I saw two bluebirds on the edge of a roof — looked like a mating pair. Old-timers tell me there used to be a lot more bluebirds, but I’ve only seen them occasionally. Also had what looked like a pair of flickers in one of our maple trees.

Author: jd

Joseph Duemer is Professor of Literature at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.