"Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone ..." William Wordsworth

20 April 2016

Startled.


Warbler

This year we have two gorgeous
yellow warblers nesting in the honeysuckle bush.
The other day I stuck my head in the bush.
The nestlings weigh one-twentieth of an ounce,
about the size of a honeybee.  We stared at 
each other, startled by our existence.
In a month or so, when they reach the size
of bumblebees they'll fly to Costa Rica without a map.

Jim Harrison

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