fireflies in the blood

red-cardinal-bird

Like the first time I ever saw a cardinal,
brilliant flash of red against the gray
of the English room, your voice clapped
against the windows;
signal: fireflies in the blood.
[…]

Aracelis Girmay, “English Class” (for Anthony)


Credits: Poem – Who are you really, wanderer?. Photo: Delightful

 

Comments

  1. Incredible colour, David.
    Have a great weekend… 🙂

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  2. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Awesome red beauty!!

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  3. One of my favourite birds!

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  4. lovely –

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  5. Mother nature at it’s best! Just beautiful.

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