Sweet Oriole


To Hear an Oriole Sing

To hear an Oriole sing
May be a common thing--
Or only a divine.

It is not of the Bird
Who sings the same, unheard,
As unto Crowd--

The Fashion of the Ear
Attireth that it hear
In Dun, or fair--

So whether it be Rune,
Or whether it be none
Is of within.

The "Tune is in the Tree--"
The Skeptic--showeth me--
"No Sir! In Thee!"

-- Emily Dickinson

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Michelle said…
The bird matches the feeder :)
Red said…
Nicely put together with a poem and photo.
Andy said…
Orioles are such a beautiful bird. Lucky for me I saw two last week. They are a rare sight around here.
The oriole was singing in our garden yesterday but was elusive to my camera.
lotusleaf said…
Beautiful picture and poem!The oriole which sometimes comes to my garden sings, "Mama mia"!
Adam Jones said…
A stunning bird and brilliant capture.

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