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A Poem by Jack...

A love poem upon many tiny wings





A hummingbird in magic flight

Appears to you this summer night

Turquoise shades against the sky

A' shimmer as it flutters by


The nectar of its beauty sings

Through rapid dance of tiny wings

This random path of mystery

With brilliant balanced harmony


Gracefully it hovers there

In front of you atop the air

Hold out your arm and it will land

Upon the softness of your hand


For you see, this little friend

Is here for me, so I may send

All the love I have for you

To carry on its wings so true


Though too small, this bird you see

To carry all the love from me

I came up with a different course

I need to double up the source


So to the skies I sent out word

To find another hummingbird

It soon arrived without delay

To get its mission underway


I told it of the plan I laid

I should have known, needless to say

Still these two were way too small

This duo could not carry all


So I did what I had to do

To send out all my love to you

I pulled from here, I took from there

I gathered up from everywhere


I finally had enough support

So all my love I could export

That’s why you’ll witness on this night

A thousand hummingbirds in flight


For I have so much love for you

One little bird just wouldn’t do

It took the many birds above

In flight to bring you all my love

© 2013 Jack...

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This one is amazing Jack, was as though your page was ready for take off. They are such curios, intriguing little birds.

Posted 4 Years Ago


4 Years Ago

Ah, this is one of my all time favorites. Thanks for finding this and I am so happy you enjoyed it.
I think I, Irene said what was in my mind when I finish savoring this beautifully thought piece . To pause and take our time to appreciate nature and other tiny things that others sometimes take for granted and paid little attention . Its takes great knowledge to understand what each living creatures role in these vast world and great wisdom to pause and appreciate it . If I will take every words, thoughts, and motives from each paragraph and place them in a weighing scale, I, Irene and I both have the same conclusion about this beautiful piece ~ BALANCE ! One of the greatest virtues in life was not left out in this poem ~ LOVE !

Posted 4 Years Ago


4 Years Ago

Thank you so much my friend.
Jack this moved me so profoundly I could never truly explain it but I am going to try. My sister was called Hummingbird by her high-school boyfriend.. (from the song hummingbird don't flay away) They eventually got married and had four children in 6 years... In 1983 November he was killed in an horrific accident. All her life raising the four children she thought perhaps she felt him there helping her watching her as she alone was mother and father.. About ten years ago she went to a friend who dabbled in card reading and tea leaves.. She told her that she always had this feeling he was there... The friend told her to talk to him... Tell him you need a sign if he is there and if he is satisfied with the job you are doing with the children.. (8 months through 6 yrs at the time of his death)....

She did just that... that night she spoke to him.. told him how much she would always love him and that if there was any possible way for him to contact her please give her a sign.. the very next morning as she sat on her patio a hummingbird lit on the decoration hanging above her table.. just 3 feet from her head... She could not believe her eyes and named the hummingbird Kay-Lee (both of their middle names).... She had coffee with this hummingbird every morning while it built a nest.. eventually laid eggs, fed new hatchlings... Coincidence?? That's what i thought except for one unexplained thing.. The day the tiny hummingbird babies left the nest my sister video taped them.... We were all in shock when we watched the video ( a brand new never opened VHS tape was used)... As the humming birds left the nest and the parent birds left last you hear a voice on the tape. It is a tiny little voice that says "you're my reason for happiness more and more and more...??????????????? I swear this is true.. I dont usually believe in that sort of thing.. but I have seen and heard the tape and there is no explanation.. she had no neighbors was home alone the tv and radio were off.. The tiny bird like voice along with the birds flying away left me breathless.. True story.. thank you for reminding me how strong love can be.. xoxo Rose

Posted 5 Years Ago


5 Years Ago

Rose, I don't know what to say. That was a beautiful story and I have no reason to not believe you. .. read more

5 Years Ago

♥ thank you.. xo always, Rose
Superb metaphor, loved the way you used hummingbird. Beautifully woven

Posted 5 Years Ago


5 Years Ago

Thank you so much my sweet friend.
I love hummingbirds... They're so delicate and beautiful. Lovely poem. (: Great work!!

Posted 5 Years Ago


5 Years Ago

Thank you so very much my friend. I have a lot of hummingbirds who visit my yard, they are so much f.. read more
awesome beautifuly you express love by using humingbirds.. :)

Posted 5 Years Ago


5 Years Ago

Thank you my sweet friend.
Lily Finch

5 Years Ago

you most welcome
such a sweet poem. It made me smile and think of summer evenings...

Posted 5 Years Ago


5 Years Ago

Thank you...keep an eye out for hummingbirds.
Hihgly descriptice and guiding, elegant and leave your readers satisfies, well done, good read.

Posted 5 Years Ago


5 Years Ago

Thanks so much Thomas
This was very well laid back and enjoyable to read.

"Through rapid dance of tiny wings, this random path of mystery"

"I finally had enough support so all my love I could export that’s why you’ll witness on this night"

Posted 5 Years Ago


5 Years Ago

Thank so very much

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Added on January 7, 2013
Last Updated on May 2, 2013
Tags: Love, Affection, Hummingbirds



San Antonio, TX

Not much to tell about me, I am just Jack, I am a poet, a writer, a musician, a painter, a builder and a dreamer. I live in south Texas but am originally from New Jersey and miss it more and more all .. more..


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