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 Humanities at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press (2001). He lives with his wife Carole, two Jack Russell terriers, Jett & Penny, & a Chocolate Lab, Angel, on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.