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The Red Cardinals

Flock of Red Cardinals Visit bird bath Only small amount of water No rain for weeks One eats Rudbeckia seeds
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  1. Date: 11/3/2012 7:42:00 AM
    Nice tanka. I just love the red cardinals. I think they are beautiful. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 6:50:00 AM
    Nicely penned image in this Tanka.

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 6:19:00 AM
    Excellent. Painted well. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 10:46:00 PM
    For a rather short write, it conveys a lot of quality descriptiveness. Good write as usual Sara.

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 9:04:00 PM
    Sara...the Japanese influence of your last line is seldom....well, never....matched here on the soup...dry...matter-of-fact observation...delightful! Yes...we share a passion for birds....would love to go birding with you! Jimbo

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 3:24:00 PM
    wonderful again, Sara, this ability you have, of sharing, your countryside with us all.. you paint the perfect picture every time, thanks for that...

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 12:38:00 PM
    Based on all the bad weather I guess there is no shortage of water for the bath now. Thanks for descriptive Poem, I may now decide to look a little closer the next time I see a bird.

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 12:33:00 PM
    hi Sara always a pleasure to drop in and read such descriptive writes this is as usual brill, thanks for sharing, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 11/2/2012 12:15:00 PM
    now ya got me curious......the singular twist last line,,,,,very intriguing....jimbo

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 5:58:00 PM
    Sara this is a beautiful write one can truly appreciate the view, cardinals are very lovely birds. Thank you for sharing the read. Many Blessings, Always, Adell ;-)

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 11:36:00 AM
    Loved it, The cardinal is one of my favorite birds. Funny that in nature the male bird is dressed so flamboyantly and the female is rather dull in plummage. The exact opposite for us humans.

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 9:26:00 AM
    you're one of the great poet on PS friend Sara...i like this poem of yours...thanks for sharing. have a blessed day always!! (^_^)

  1. Date: 11/1/2012 5:24:00 AM
    how visual and lovely this is, sara... i go wow!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 10:03:00 PM
    you've painted a lovely picture Sara

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 8:17:00 PM
    It is always a lovely sight to watch birds descend for bird bath. Very well penned Sara. I had been away from soup for some time now and so was not able to visit your poetry.

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 3:04:00 PM
    Sara, i love your tanka, stopping by to wish you a Happy Halloween ;-).~hugs xox hugs~ Please have a happy, fun and safe Halloween. Trick or treat~ Love:-) PD

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 12:39:00 PM
    I enjoyed this poem.

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 11:11:00 AM
    A beautiful looking bird and I know my mom puts seed and water out for the birds all year long. There is a number of different birds so nice to sit and watch what comes in to eat. Enjoyed this poem today. Happy Halloween. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 10:50:00 AM
    I liked your tanka, Sara...they are beautiful birds.