Thursday, March 12, 2009

Poetry Friday - Robins

Well, I saw snowflakes and subfreezing temps today, but....

IT IS SPRING!!!!!!! I know this because I saw two robins in my yard when I came home tonight. So for poetry friday tomorrow I offer an original young children's poem:


by James Danielson

Mother robin
On the nest.
Warm blue eggs
Beneath your chest.

Baby robins
Hatch, hatch, hatch.
Call for food
Dad goes to catch.

Father robin
Brings food back.
Open beaks
Stretch for their snack.

Poetry Friday is hosted this week by Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect. THANKS!!!


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Anonymous said...

Cute poem...Highlights High Five possibility??

I noticed my first robins yesterday, too. They're chirping up a storm this sunny morning. C'mon, spring!

Anonymous said...

Very sweet, Jim!

I have to tell you, though, I saw my first robin in Chicago over a month ago; I suspect it never went south! How's a person to know when it's spring with that kind of behavior?! (Me, I could do with some more of that warm weather we had the other week...)

Kelly Polark said...

Cute! I haven't seen any robins yet...still looking anxiously!

Jim Danielson said...

Jenn, Lisa and Kelly: Thanks for stopping by!!