Family matters

Family matters

A Chapter by Dave Brown
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left hanging

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There's a birdhouse hanging

From a branch on a tree

In which two parents undertook

To produce a family

 

Fourteen days later

Chicks would appear

And the demands of dear little ones

Was all that parents would hear

 

After sixteen days of nesting

The little ones left the nest

With the next thing to face

Is passing their flying test

 

While that was taking place

They were parent fed all day long

And only after they’d learned to fly

Could their parent’s relax to sing song

 

The birdhouse then, with service done

Was left to wait for a year

Until the sound of babies born

Would again, be what it would hear

 



© 2020 Dave Brown


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Charming poem Dave. : )

Posted 9 Months Ago


Dave Brown

9 Months Ago

(......As is your very pleasant response......)
Dear AP
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Aw this is so sweet. Many birds return to the same place each year to nest. We don:t have birdhouses, but we do have trees where our avian friends build their shelter, rear their young until the whole cycle starts again. Isn:t it reassuring that the birds will return Dave?

Chris

Posted 9 Months Ago


Dave Brown

9 Months Ago

It may sound silly but my old man heart takes unending joy from the new leaf dressing of the trees t.. read more
Christine Anne Shaw

9 Months Ago

It's the little things that count. It's them that makes our day :)) Love the birdies especially when.. read more

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