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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^^ 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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Gee
A fun read about a beautiful wee bird.Nice Dara,nice.....

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

I always feel it a priviledge to have them visit such as yours as well :-) thank you!!
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SKY
wow that's really very sweet of you!

the nector so sweet
without using lips

Amazing lines!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Thank you so much for this sweet review. I could watch them all day :-)
SKY

2 Years Ago

Welcome friend!
They are fun birds to watch and this was fun to read.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Thank you! Yes they are just fascinating to watch.
that was short and sweet...... nice

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Thank you Kajal. Short and sweet, like those precious little birds :-)
Wonderful write.
It touches my heart.
The picture enhanced its appeal.
Best luck,Dara!

Posted 2 Years Ago


Dara

2 Years Ago

Thank you :-) They are very touching, delicate looking creatures. So nice to see you.
zainul

2 Years Ago

You are most welcome :-).
You have nicely depicted the beauty of this divine creature.
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This is such a lovely piece on the hummingbird...It's an interesting bird, flapping its wings fifty times a second which is equivalent to 34 MPH...can you imagine trying to wave our arms at that speed? :)

Posted 2 Years Ago


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2 Years Ago

They are complex birds that actually go into a hibernating state when not feeding or looking for foo.. read more
Dara

2 Years Ago

That is very interesting. They just seem so vulnerable and it is always a thrill to see one.
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2 Years Ago

I know...it's too bad they only live for about five years :(

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I am a retired teacher who has just recently discovered the joy of writing poetry. Formerly known as Passion Flower, I decided to publish using my own name. My poetry is simple and from the heart whi.. more..

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