NaPoWriMo 04/05/2017: Downy Woodpecker

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This month, I am collaborating with nonfiction author and photographer, Christy Peterson.  You are invited to write and submit a poem based on the photo in the comments.

downy woodpecker

morning walk at the refuge
the downy woodpecker drums,
a red beret tree flitter

searching for beetles and ants
hidden deep inside tree bark
foraging in late winter

listening and observing
I’m returning to my roots
outside on a nature trail

© 2017, jone rush macculloch
photo by Christy Peterson

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Source: AudubonAll About Birds

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