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Robin

Mrs. Robin, busy as a bee visits my home's skylight annually She builds a nest there carefully her private retreat, only I can see She commandeers my yard militarily hopping to and fro imperiously Ever seeking bark or twig assiduously to feather her penthouse more comfortably A half-dozen blue eggs she lays surreptitiously Settling down over them protectively Sheltered from the elements so cunningly She awaits their hatching expectantly... One day, her chirpings' cease, inevitably Mrs. Robins' dreams realized successfully She's flown the coop, perforce happily Her nest, forlorn ~ stares at me emptily July 10, 2020 Bird Poetry Contest Sponsor: Constance LaFrance

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Date: 7/26/2020 7:06:00 AM
Loved the innocence and depth in your muse Gershon. I can totally relate with that scenario of the empty nest staring at you. Congratulations on your win. Blessings :)
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Date: 7/17/2020 8:25:00 PM
this is so delightful, Gershon. BIG congrats for your win!
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Date: 7/16/2020 4:18:00 AM
Gershon, congratulations on your win in my bird contest with this wonderful write _Constance
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 7/16/2020 3:35:00 PM
Thanks for bop-boppin' with my robin, Constance! Best always, Gershon
Date: 7/14/2020 7:42:00 AM
This is such a creative poem, Gershon. CONGRATS on your win! Janice
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Date: 7/13/2020 12:07:00 PM
The imagery and setting are great , Gershon. Congratulations on your win. Hugs Eve
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 7/13/2020 10:16:00 PM
Eve, thank you so much for noticing my placement. Best wishes, Gershon
Date: 7/12/2020 11:39:00 PM
Gershon, a well-told tale of a robin that may as well have been a pet for a season. Lovingly told, incorporating the difficulty of monorhyme format smoothly. Congratulations on your win ~ John
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 7/13/2020 10:16:00 PM
Thanks so much, John. And congrats to you on your Osprey win (if I remember correctly). Light and Joy, Gershon
Date: 7/12/2020 4:34:00 AM
lovely write Gershon.. Great entry.. Good luck..
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 7/13/2020 10:15:00 PM
Thanks. I see that you good wishes helped me get a winner! Much obliged, Gershon
Date: 7/12/2020 2:26:00 AM
So glad she has "flown the coop" - I hate to see a jazzy robin tied down to a nest. This one read like a song my friend.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 7/13/2020 10:14:00 PM
That's really nice of you to write, Caren, i.e., that it read like a song. That's a good sign, methinks. Appreciated, Gershon
Date: 7/10/2020 11:16:00 PM
What an awesome view you had! This is very entertaining and I loved it. It's a FAVE for me.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 7/11/2020 10:41:00 PM
Thank you, thank you, Evelyn, for the FAVE. Still a thrill for me to get one (as I infrequently do). Glad you enjoyed this true story of the robin and her nest, which has been going on for a good 5 years already. Light and Joy, Gershon
Date: 7/10/2020 4:39:00 PM
Love the imagery and the ending.Nice piece Gershon..
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 7/11/2020 10:40:00 PM
Thanks for the appreciation on this one, Michael. The robin would thank you too, I'm sure, if she hadn't flown the coop! Joy and Light, Gershon