Glimpses of Hummingbirds

morning chorus of whirs and clicks –
gossipy chatter at breakfast –
hummingbirds

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hummingbirds sweep through the morning air –
gathering all the emeralds and rubies –
morning treasure

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dancing thru the raindrops –
a whirl, a waltz, a do si do –
hummingbirds in the morning air

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filling the feeders –
hummingbirds swarm around my head –
halo of jewels

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aerial ballet –
somersaults, spins and dives –
hummingbirds in the morning air

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cedar filled with small jeweled bodies-
emerald feathers glisten –
accented with rubies –
hummingbirds

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can you name the four chambers-
of the hummingbird’s heart?-
rainforest, emerald, hibiscus and ruby.