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Winging- a Duo-rhyme

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Winging- a Duo-rhyme

I feel so blessed to view the sky,
To watch God’s majestic birds fly;
     To hear them wake, begin to sing,
     Then leave their tree limbs on the wing.
     As winter season turns to spring
     Mating birds hunt for twigs and string
     To build a nest for mothering.
     Soon what joy little eggs will bring
When these new fledglings learn to fly
And leave their wing prints in the sky.


*The Duo-rhyme was created by the late Mary L. Ports

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  1. Date: 9/24/2012 10:29:00 PM

    connie thanks for your kind words on my free verse poem today. I was quite astounded to write it. I had no idea I'd come up with it!

  1. Date: 8/10/2012 1:33:00 PM

    A late congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/9/2012 10:42:00 AM

    A well deserved placement for you in the Duo-Rhyme contest. Congratulations Connie. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 9:59:00 AM

    I like "wing prints"- a clever word choice! congrats on your win in andrea's contest :)

  1. Date: 8/7/2012 3:14:00 PM

    Wonderful write. I love that last line alot. "and leave their wing prints in the sky" Congrats. :) Tanya

  1. Date: 8/6/2012 1:03:00 AM

    a great opener and the rest of the piece flows from it. ..hearty congrats on the the glory, connie!..:)huggs!

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 3:25:00 PM

    Congrats on your win with this great work..Thanks for stopping by my work to comment..Sara

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 10:57:00 PM

    Wing prints in the sky...such a beautiful image! Congrats on your amazing win, Connie! Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 6:25:00 AM

    Always a pleasure to read your words I hope you and yours are well. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 3:57:00 AM

    Congratulations Connie on a well deserved win.xx

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 2:10:00 AM

    Connie, congrats on your win, a great image portrayed here, love the idea of wing prints.....David ..glad to hear your daughter is improving...

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 7:30:00 PM

    What a delightful and winning poem this is....on this hot August day, it makes me cool and serene as if it is a springtime day, with new robin eggs ready to hatch! (Love your last line!) Congratulations, Connie!

  1. Date: 8/3/2012 6:51:00 PM

    wow, Connie. You did a WONDERFUL job with your entry. I am so happy that yours is the one I liked so much for my second place in the contest. It's so strange. So far, my top winners I've noticed have barely been viewed by any of the members of Poetrysoup and I sure hope that more people will view the winners list now and see the amazing poems that you and the other winners wrote. Congratulations. This one reminded me so much of the new baby birds above my garage. Is that why you chose the topic?

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong Date: 8/3/2012 8:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Andrea. I feel very honored. No, I wrote this before I read about your little nest above your garage. This is my first time writing a Duo-rhyme. Mary loved birds which is my reason for writing it. Mahalo, Connie
  1. Date: 8/2/2012 5:47:00 AM

    Beautiful imprint you have left upon the world with this great and creative work..Enjoyed reading this morn..I am glad that I chose this one to read today..It has such great rhythm and flow that I just floated through it..Sara

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 6:45:00 PM

    Birds, aren't they a wonderful part of our lives? And duo rhymes are starting to intrigue me. Love the set up, and you did a wonderful job creating this gem. Love, Elizabeth

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 11:17:00 AM

    Connie, a great duo-rhyme, an excellent picture you have painted...David

  1. Date: 7/20/2012 9:44:00 AM

    Nice write Connie...good luck in the contest.