The Hummingbird

The Hummingbird

A Poem by Dara





From flower to flower


it flits and sips


the nector so sweet


without using lips.

 



© 2015 Dara



Author's Note

Dara
Just a fun ditty about a most fascinating bird!
Photography: Larry Ditto

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This made me laugh, made me smile.. truly appreciate its clever brevity, Dara! As to that magical bird.. sighhh..

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

They truly are magical :-) I am so pleased you enjoyed my little ditty. Thank you for dropping by.
emmajoy

2 Years Ago

My pleasure - truly.
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Amazing!!! So satisfying to read.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Thank you! I had fun writing about such a fascinating little creature.
Wonderful my friend well written. Always enjoy reading your work.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Welcome back! Hope all is well and that your ink is still flowing my friend.
A. Amos

2 Years Ago

Your most welcome my dear, hope all is great and your in good health.
A sweet little gem Dara. Beautiful photo as well.

:) Julie

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Thank you so much Julie :-) I am almost in awe of them and get excited every time one happens by.
Hummingbirds are the most fascinating creatures, especially because of their minute size. Thanks, Dara.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

They most definitely are! Thank you for stopping by and sharing in my little poem.
Iris

2 Years Ago

It was a pleasure
Love humming birds! So did nana Pat, she always had SO many feeders. I know because I was constantly filling them.

I read that the Cherokee believed that seeing one before a big event was good luck. :)

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

What a sweet image of Aunt Pat amongst those lovely creatures. Seems to me she was part Cherokee as .. read more
You're right--it is a fun ditty, and clever, too. How ironic that I was just now cleaning up my feeder in anticipation of their arrival.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

How fun! Do you get many? I don't have a feeder yet but once in awhile they visit my flowers hanging.. read more
Samuel Dickens

2 Years Ago

I get a few each season, usually 3-5 what I call "loyal customers" that come to my feeder. I'm going.. read more
anyone with any time to spend at all ..needs to know the hummingbirds call!! ;) .. and who is to say what lips are or are not?? :) .. delightful to read Dara!
E.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Oh I love that!! Yes, who is to say :-))) So nice to see you here. Thanks for the visit and sweet c.. read more
Einstein Noodle

2 Years Ago

you are so welcome my friend!
^^ I love watching hummingbirds, they are so beautiful! You have a nice and simple poem describing them.

Good Job

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Thank you! They are most fascinating. I am glad you liked my little poem :-)
~*~Peace Keeper~*~

2 Years Ago

^^ You're welcome!
They are nice birds to watch. Nice poem!....Levi

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Thank you! I am not sure my poem has done them justice but it was fun to write. They are the most fa.. read more
Levi Levin

2 Years Ago

I am amazed at their directional senses.

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